A group of American Foreign Service officers and journalists in China during and after World War II—collectively known as "the China Hands"—were accused of disloyalty, and in some cases treason, for reporting on events as they saw them. Faced with the ethical dilemma of what a public official's responsibility is when one believes one's government's
Table of Contents
The China Hands: An Introduction -- The China Hands In Practice: The Personal Experience -- The China Hands in Historical and Comparative Perspective -- The China Hands in History: American Diplomacy in Asia -- The China Hands In Perspective: Ethics, Diplomacy, and Statecraft -- The China Hands and McCarthyism: An Overview -- The China Hands and the Press: A Journalist's Retrospective -- The China Hands' Experience: Journalists and Diplomacy -- The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center
Paul Gordon Lauren is Regents Professor at the University of Montana.