Press: Fantastic! Beautiful!

China's touring newsmen praise a former paper tiger

Most of the 32 journalists who accompanied Vice Premier Teng Hsiao-p'ing to the U.S. knew little or no English. Before the week was out, the Chinese reporters and film crews had learned a great deal about "body English" and were elbowing and kneeing for position along with the most practiced members of the American press. But most of the time, unleashed at last in what they had long been taught to think of as the land of "imperialists" and "paper tigers," these Chinese observers seemed withdrawn...

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