• Short Summary

    IN WASHINGTON, D.C., THE U.S. SENATE INTERNAL SECURITY COMMITTEE HEARD THURSDAY (29 NOV) FROM AN?

  • Description

    IN WASHINGTON, D.C., THE U.S. SENATE INTERNAL SECURITY COMMITTEE HEARD THURSDAY (29 NOV) FROM AN EXPERT WITNESS ON THE SITUATION IN COMMUNIST CHINA. HE IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST COMMUNIST PARTY MEMBER TO HAVE DEFECTED FROM AN OFFICIAL CHINESE COMMUNIST INSTALLATION ABROAD. THE WITNESS IS FORMER CHINESE DIPLOMAT CHAO FU, WHO FLED TO THE WEST IN AUGUST FROM HIS POST AS SECURITY OFFICER AT THE EMBASSY IN STOCKHOLM.

    HE SAID THAT THE PEKING GOVERNMENT FEARED A REVOLT IN THE EVENT OF AN INVASION BY CHANG KAI SHEK. HE REPORTED MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A MILLION POLITICAL PRISONERS IN ONE DISTRICT ALONE AND THAT THE CHINESE LIVE IN MISERABLE CONDITIONS, MADE EVEN WORSE THROUGH MISHANDLING BY THEIR COMMUNIST LEADERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB00N696MZM1TOVA8M0CCGS8JD
    Media URN:
    VLVAB00N696MZM1TOVA8M0CCGS8JD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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