Press: Short Takes

> Not since 1949, when the Red Chinese ordered all American organizations to "discontinue news activity," has there been a permanent U.S. press presence in mainland China. But recent Ping Pong diplomacy and presidential summitry have brought American newsmen back for brief visits. Last week A.P. President Wes Gallagher and Board Chairman Paul Miller arrived in Peking to negotiate an exchange agreement with the Chinese news agency Hsinhua that would re-establish a regular news and photo channel between the two countries. They hope the exchange will be the first step toward opening an...

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