CHINA: Soong Comes Home

The Nanking Government's Finance Minister, owl-eyed, stubble-haired T. V. (Tse-vungj) Soong, left war-torn China last April to see what the world thought of China v. Japan. While he was talking in clipped Harvard English in the Foreign Offices of the U. S., Britain, Germany, France and Italy, his superior, Nationalist Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek, made truce with Japan (TIME, June 5). Since then Japanese have loudly applauded Chiang's ''reasonableness," confessed their "satisfaction"' with the attitude of Huang Fu, chief of the North China Political Council. Japanese diplomacy was making rapid headway among Nanking...

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