Taiwan: Ready & Waiting

Almost as palpable as the grey, bone-chilling rain that gusted over Taiwan last week was the pervasive mood of concern about the furious happenings only 100 miles across the strait. In downtown Taipei, Chinese huddled in raincoats and overcoats discussing the latest news out of Red China. Business men at the smart Golden Dragon restaurant traded reports over lunch. In thousands of homes, mainland exiles tuned in their radios and television sets and pored through newspapers for the latest hints of hope. The Nationalist Chinese on Taiwan are sharing in Red China's convulsions...

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