CHINA: Foreign News, Oct. 12, 1942

Although the Chinese thought they should be getting a lot more help from their allies, they gave Wendell Willkie the biggest reception yet. It was bigger than Jawaharlal Nehru got in 1939, than Lauchlin Currie got in 1941. Even the Japanese contributed: Japanese scouting planes, looking for Willkie, nosed toward Chungking for three days running, but ran into fog before they reached the capital.

Chungking made itself ready. The Official guest bungalow, bright as its rhododendrons, was equipped with a powerful radio, a cook who could range from ham & eggs to...

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