After the grand spectacle and the initial glimpses of China that came with Richard Nixon's trip, a few American reporters have had a chance for second thoughts, second looks and new looks at the country's less familiar phenomena. TIME Correspondent Jerrold L.
Schecter, one of two U.S. newsmen who were allowed to remain in China after the Peking summit ended, took a twelve-day journey through the land of Mao. Herewith some of Schecter's observations, accompanied by an album of his photographs:
The Tungching People's Commune near Nanking has...