CHINA: Chest-Thumper

Moody, young (46) General Hu Tsung-nan was fond of taking lonely walks. Suddenly he would stop, beat his chest in Tarzan fashion, and howl to the heavens. Ex plained Hu : "Thus do I free myself of internal and external pressures." Friends urged him to take a wife. General Hu, short, sturdy watchdog of China's north west, shook his head. "I have a job to do," he said.

Last year, after capturing the Red capi tal of Yenan, Hu must have felt that his job was done. He got married. But last March Hu...

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