NEWS IN PICTURES: U.S. TURNCOATS: A BOLD SHOW

ONE of the few Western journalists admitted to the Chinese Communist mainland in recent years is German Photographer Hilmar Pabel, member of the staff of the Munich picture magazine Quick. Pabel applied for a visa while covering the Moscow visit of a West German soccer team. A few months later, he was surprised when it was granted, with only one restriction: no photographs of military installations. In China, he roamed for ten weeks from Canton to Manchuria, interviewing Chinese and making a photographic record of whatever he saw. During five weeks in Peking, he met ten of the...

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