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Figure 1938 Noted Authority on the Far Eastern Crisis Creator of Modern Housing for China's Poor Three Consecutive Years China's Chief Representative at the International Labor Conferences in Geneva Col. M. Thomas Tchou Former Private Secretary to the Generalissimo of the Chinese Army, General Chiang Kai-shek, and For Three Years Director of the Labor Department of the Chinese Government … An Eloquent and Convincing Speaker and a Brilliant Writer REDPATH BUREAU COL. M. THOMAS TCHOU A Dynamic and Magnetic Speaker and An Outstanding Platform Success, Who Is One of China's Leading Social Thinkers The Redpath Bureau is pleased to announce that COLONEL M. THOMAS TCHOU, former private secretary to Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Chinese Army, will be available for a limited number of engagements the season of 1938-39. Colonel Tchou, an extremely eloquent and convincing speaker, with a keen sense of humor, scored a sensational success on his coast-to-coast lecture tour this past season. Many commented on his graceful English, his quick and incisive thought and his ability to go to the heart of every question presented. Upon his arrival in New York, Colonel Tchou was welcomed by a special luncheon in his honor by the Town Hall Club. In Washington, D. C., at the National Press Club he was heard by a most distinguished audience of men and women prominent in public life. Mrs. Eugene Meyer presided. Many members of the Senate and House were present. Senator Elbert D. Thomas of the Foreign Relations Committee said of Col. Tchou's address: That is the most thrilling talk on the Orient I have ever heard. At the conclusion of his tour, which had taken him to more than seventy-five leading cities from coast-to-coast, a grand banquet, attended by many notables, was given in his honor at the Twentieth Century Club in Boston. Colonel Tchou is a graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in mechanical, civil and naval engineering. He is one of China's leading social thinkers, who drafted her housing laws, her factory laws, child labor laws, etc. Under the personal direction of Generalissimo and Madam Chiang Kai-shek, he organized and established the Officer's Moral Endeavor Association, which was the forerunner of the New Life Movement. Colonel Tchou is the author of many books, dealing with housing, social and labor problems of China. For three consecutive years he was the chief representative of China at the International Labor Conferences in Geneva. For three years he was Director of the Labor Department of the Chinese government. Colonel Tchou also ranks as one of China's foremost painters. He is an accomplished linguist, speaking with equal fluency English, French and German as well as Chinese. LECTURE SUBJECTS China's Fight for Civilization The Rebirth of China China — Astride Two Civilizations Changing China — A Contrast of the Old and New China The Far Eastern Crisis and World Peace China's New Life Movement and Modernization ENTHUSIASTIC PRAISE FOR COLONEL TCHOU Washington Post Col. Tchou, a forceful speaker with a broad command of English, ascribed the present Nipponese campaign to a militaristic ambition to seize all the world for the land of the Rising Sun. His speech was liberally punctuated with humorous lines. The Chicago Daily News Col. Tchou is himself an instance of the Chinese will to win. The Press Scimitar, Memphis You are apt to be completely swayed by his magnetic personality, which affects you like a slight electric shock. Southern Wisconsin Education Asso., Thomas A. Hippika, Madison Presents the Chinese situation in a masterly manner. He is sincere and most forceful and delivered a stirring address. Teachers Club, Dayton, O., Emil N. Fifer He gave one of the outstanding banquet addresses the Dayton Teachers Club has ever sponsored. State University, Bowling Green, O., John Schwarz He is the best hit we have ever had. University Club, Hartford, Conn., J. M. Laird, Pres. An excellent presentation of his subject. The Woman's Forum, Hotel Roosevelt, New York City, Helen Varick Boswell We enjoyed him so tremendously. Woman's Educational Club, Toledo, O. Extreme breathless interest every moment. The best lecture we have had. Goshen College, Goshen, Ind., Paul Bender One of the greatest lectures ever delivered from the Goshen College platform. Woman's Club, Minneapolis, Minn., Margaret F. Carter, Program Chairman He gave an excellent lecture. Many enthusiastic reports. Community Forum, Ottawa, Ill., Art Sapp His talk the topic of conversation for several days. Printed in U. S. A.
|Title||Col. M. Thomas Tchou|
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|Personal Name Subject||Tchou, M. Thomas|
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