National Affairs: VISITOR FROM INDONESIA

In the U.S. on the first lap of an exploration that will take him to Canada, Switzerland, Italy, West Germany and later on to Russia and Red China: Sukarno* (no first name), first President of the new Republic of Indonesia.

Early Years. Born June 6, 1901 in Surabaya, East Java, to a Balinese mother, Javanese father, who taught school for a living. Although few natives learned to read under the Dutch, received a rare civil engineer degree at Bandung Technical Institute, entitling him to precede his name by Ir. (Dutch contraction for engineer). But Ir. Sukarno built little, instead bent himself to...

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