FOREIGN RELATIONS: One Farmer to Another

"Dear Mao Tse-tung," the letter began, "I am writing to you as one farmer to another. As farmers we are both interested in a world at peace . . . Unless the new China is interested in joining with the U.S.S.R. in an insane drive toward world conquest, it is high time that she consider the fundamentals of a peaceful understanding with the U.S. . . .

"You are going to continue to be a Communist, but that doesn't mean that your papers must continually preach hatred of the U.S. and it doesn't mean that you must slavishly obey orders...

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