Thursday, 20 February 2014
February 20th #chinadiary
The final day in the United States before sailing. Gets his tickets and visa from Chinese consulate, taking an unexpected turn through Chinatown on his way back and clearly taking extra effort to observe and note what he experiences there. Encounters John R. Mott ('Mott') for the first time (later recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize). Carl describes Mott's address at the YMCA (the 'Y') as "quiet, but very forceful" and that Mott has a "commanding personality". A final afternoon of sightseeing is followed by a banquet at the YMCA.