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An American Editor in Early Revolutionary China

John William Powell and the China Weekly/Monthly Review


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ISBN
0203492838,
Language
English
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Subject Newspaper editors -- United States -- Biography.

Description

Disilliusioned by the Guomindang's corruption and ineptitude, China Weekly Review editor John William Powell and his staff continued publishing in Shanghai after the Chinese Communist takeover, urging better relations and understanding between America and China until his journal's involvement with bacteriological warfare charges against the US during the Korean War and his trial for sedition after returning home.