811.42793/8–2444: Telegram

The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

1450. High official of Ministry of Education states privately that ban on private students to the United States soon to be lifted; that 1200 students would proceed to the United States in autumn after further local training; that maximum of 30% of these would be members of Kuomintang or San Min Chu I Youth Corps; and that no efforts would be made to control [thought?] while in United States (Embassy’s No. 1371, August 9, 1 p.m.44) Official made no mention of how transportation is to be arranged. Acute surface transportation problem from India apparently unchanged.

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