PEACE AND PUBLIC OPINION
ONE DAY AMONG our luncheon guests in Atlanta was Madame Chiang Kai-shek, one of the most interesting and complex personalities of our times. Distinguished and engaging in her own right, she is the wife of the Generalissimo of China; and she was the sister-in-law of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, who visioned a free China in a free world and whom I have admired with intensity since boyhood.
I know very little about the world. Iran and Iraq, Inner Mongolia and Burma, Annam and the Cameroons, all of these are names that spell mysteries as deep for me as the mystery of Prester John's shadowy kingdom. Of China geographically I know almost nothing: it was a great yellow daub upon the world-map when I was a schoolboy, and, later, a considerable portion was cut off and given a Japanese-sounding name and a new color. Of the great past of China, I am hopelessly uninformed; of the ideas, or some of the ideas, of Lao-tse and of the Reverend Master and of Sun Yat-sen I have some conception. And China