Keyword
in
Collection
Date
to
Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
File 017
Citation
MLA
APA
Chicago/Turabian
Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955 - File 017. 1955-03. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/769/show/716.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Facts Forum. (1955-03). Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955 - File 017. Facts Forum News, 1955-1956. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/769/show/716

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Facts Forum, Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955 - File 017, 1955-03, Facts Forum News, 1955-1956, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 28, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/769/show/716.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

URL
Embed Image
Compound Item Description
Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
Type
  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
Rights No Copyright - United States
Item Description
Title File 017
Transcript he of'1 Cl"' II"- —Wide World Photos Admiral Felix B. Stump I left 1, commander '" chief in the Pacific, and Major General SorV Smith (right). Pacific air force commander, emplaned from Pearl Harbor to Formosa Jan. 29. fitted nations of Asia. It will provide • seemed legal and political foundation f°r an eventual attempt by the United Nations lo bring aboul a final settle- ""nl in the Far East." When Formosa is protected by a guaranteed cease-fire, the offshore islands can safely pass iniee Peking's control; ami the Chinese- Communists will '"> longer be humiliated bj lln- Oni-moy '"'i Matsu ,-orks in their harbors. 'In- Eisenhower administration will '""lien,i' le, elee everything possible- lei Bel a | IN-negotiated settlemenl in Uia. ""■-i- efforts of ours even if they fail '"'inali-ly have tremendous impacl on *Orld opinion. We have already ween a saeat decision in tin- court 'el wen lei PPwion by proving lhal we an- eager ''''ml a dangerous dispute, nol by force °* arms, but by peaceful negotiation, I ll„l was one side of llte ,,,lesion. The other si,I,- will cone next. Here „,■,- arguments ol son,,- win, "It NOT approve of our policy will, '■'■speei to the conflict between the bineae Commiiniatfl nnd Nation, aliata. In "laril Kotution is the Communists' prin- c'I'al weapon of conquest, il was pii- y bj negotiating wilh Western lead- land eenlv secondarily by force of tns) lhal ihe Chinese Communists ''"age-el to conquer half eef Uia. y1" 1955. when we asked il„- I nited (..''.""is lo negotiate a cease-fire between ,;'"""■-' Kai-shek ami lhe- Reds in Chinee. J' *«e ignoring lln- experience of 1945 \, '" Harry Tinman senl Com- ^ursl„,|| -:. - -L- *»se-fire. rge (.. China lo negotiate ;t Urs"all out teB-fire. *nen ihe Marshall mission lo Cl conceived, China was ablaze- with -shek was Civil ,- ' war, a,,,I Chiang Ka t- Marshall went to China lo stop anel force Chin,,g Kai-shek leeiti He, to '"ai, Bghting '"gni/e- the < Communists 'I,. domestic political party ami take into his government. Chiang had ''<' all ieie-\ions pressures for a 'in previous pressures f'Ar CTS FORUM NEWS, March, 1965 coalition with the Communists, because he knew them. He knew thai when you fight Communists, von destroy them or they destroy you. because cooperation with them is impossible.15 But General Marshall was carrying a big slick when he arrived in China in late- 1945. lie was authorized to terminate all American aid to China if a eeieiliiieen between (Chiang Kai-shek and the Communists wen- not effected. Ami In- was empowered lo grant or withhold a 500 million dollar loan lee the- Chinese." Chiang agreed to hold truce talks will, ihe Communists, who, severely beaten ami in bad shape al lhe lime-, also agreed. Bul the Communists, instead of coming in terms, would always use- the I nice- lalks ;,s a cover periled lor regrouping and catching their breath lo launch new surprise offensives.15 \fler several months of Ihis. ('hieing Kai-shek was grievously weakened. The Communists, who had gained greatly in relative strength, would no longer ague- le, I nice talks of any kind. Mar shall, in ih,- summer of 1946, finally realized thai a coalition governmenl could miiI be- formed: ami all United States military aid in China was stop. ped. We- cancelled lb,- 500 million dollar loan and bailee! shipment of supplies already purchased by tin- Chinese. We even forbade- lln- shipment lee Chiang Kai-shek from Okinawa a,,,! other Pacific islands of surplus Ami'iiean supplier which Chiang's government had already bought. These surplus supplies, withheld from Chiang, were dumped into the Pacific Ocean.16 Tin,-, step by step, we helped lo negotiate Chiang Kai-shek 'ill lln- continent of Asia. CHIANG A MENACE Bul even after hi' had retreated to Formosa, Chiang remained a serious menace anel handicap to the Commu- nists. Occupying Formosa and all of ihe offshore islands between Formosa and the mainland. Chiang Kai-shek practicall) controlled shipping in lhe Formosa —Wide World Photos (Top left) Evacuees were crammed aboard an American ship just before it left a North Tachen island for Formosa. (Top right) A group of small Chinese children cluster on a Tachen island beach as they await their turn to board ships for evacuation. (Lower left) Chinese civilians unable to climb ladders to the American evacuation ship are taken aboard in a makeshift lift. (Lower right) Civilians, among the first evacuees to reach Keelung, Formosa, from the Tactions, disembark from the American ship which took them from their island home. Page 15 « I
File Name uhlib_1352973_v004_n003_017.jpg