The Relations of the United States and China
Shen, James C. H.
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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTEBorn in Shanghai in 1909, Mr. Shen earned his B.A. in journalism from Yenching University in 1932, and got his M.A. from MIssouri's School of Journalism in 1935. He wroked for the China Press and was editor of the Central News Agency in Nanking, 1936-37. After the was with Japan broke out, he joined the MInistry of Information as chief of editorial section of its International Department from 1938 through 1943. in 1947, he headed the International Department of the Government Information Office.SUMMARY He noted unhappy actions by the US as well as his interpretation of US motives in the relations of the US with China in his historical review. He reviewed the nature and amounts of aid to Taiwan from the US. Expressed feeling for having been snubbed by Kissinger because ROC (and Japan) had only one hour's notice before announcement of Nixon's visit to the PRC. He charted PRC objectives as aimed as slowing the US/USSR détente, exerting influence in the US to exploit social divisions in the US, splitting the US and ROC, and gaining time to build domestically in preparation for a coming world war; PRC considers USSR its biggest enemy. In Q+A he predicted that civil war would follow the end of Mao's rule, that factory workers and peasants would fight the demoralized Red Army. "People will rally to a new day" urged on and supported by ROC.