CHINA: Chou Speaks

Premier Chou En-lai was in an expansive mood last week when he greeted 22 touring journalists from the American Society of Newspaper Editors in Peking's Great Hall of the People. During a wide-ranging, 3-hr. 40-min. conversation, Chou cracked a joke about Presidential Adviser Henry Kissinger ("He can talk to you for half an hour and not give you one substantive answer") and gave a bit of news about China's birth control campaign (researchers are widely testing a once-a-month contraceptive pill). China's second-in-command also raised a few editorial eyebrows by expressing his belief...

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