People: Apr. 12, 1982

The three-week bicycle tour through China's Guangdong province by Entertainer Ben Vereen, 35, and Actress Kate Jackson, 33, was perhaps intended as a wide-eyed Baedeker, Hollywood-style. But the tour, filmed for an upcoming TV special, quickly lapsed into a Sesame Street type of learn-along, staged at an elementary school in the town of Foshan. Skillfully exploiting an opening for his cheery brand of showmanship, Vereen guided some 500 of the school's five-and six-year-olds through their "do-re-mis" and "ABCs." Old Macdonald Had a Farm, an old stand-by that may not bring them out of...

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