811.42700 SE/3–2647: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)

410. On Apr 7 [5] Dept dispatched note to Chinese Ambassador stating readiness open negotiations Washington for agreement to implement Fulbright5 program and enclosing draft agreement for study prior negotiation. Depins 293 Mar 26 transmitted draft agreement.6 Dept would welcome Embs comments before opening discussions with Chinese here. Cabling program plans soonest.7

Sent Nanking 410, repeated Shanghai 573.

  1. Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, author of educational exchange program legislation in Congress.
  2. Neither printed.
  3. Infra.