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TALK, TALK, TALK

Premier Chou En-lai was electric, Premier Chou En-lai was electric, quick, taut, deft, humorous. In the 19 months since we had come to know each other, he and I...

China: YANAN: CRADLE OF THE REVOLUTION

Camels with tinkling bells no longer shuffle through; nor do mules with their red tufts; nor shepherds with their flocks. Yanan is now a small north Chinatown,...

Special Section: Chou En-lai

When I met Chou in 1971, he had been a leader of the Chinese Communist movement for nearly 50 years. He had been the only Premier the People's Republic had had...

Special Section: In Search of History

A Personal Adventure War and famine in China. Europe rising from its ruins. The carnival of that most American of spectacles, a presidential campaign...

Special Section: THE CHINA CONNECTION

In negotiations, the Soviets tend to be blunt, the Chinese insinuating. The Soviets insist on their prerogatives as a great power. The Chinese establish a...

The World: The Rising Sun

The Japanese once ranked near the top of Peking's list of despised "imperialists." But things have changed dramatically since pragmatic Kakuei Tanaka succeeded...

CHINA: TOUGH NEW MAN IN PEKING

Eternal glory to Comrade Chou Enlai, great proletarian revolutionary of the Chinese people and outstanding Communist fighter! So, in part, read the...

CHINA: Protest, Purge, Promotion

Arriving at dawn in Peking's vast Tien An Men Square, the protesters began placing wreaths in honor of the late Premier Chou En-lai at the Monument to the...

CHINA: Seizing Hold of the Foxtails

Once again, China seems to be embroiled in a power struggle between its ideological factions. One week after the unexpected appointment of the relatively...

Red China: Fixing Frontiers

Red China produced a second surprise last week. At Peking airport. Premier Chou En-lai welcomed Outer Mongolia's Premier Yurnzhagiin Tsedenbal, 46, who is...

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