Letters: May 21, 1984

China Ho!

To the Editors: As we saw during President Reagan's trip to China [WORLD, April 30], that country's accommodation of capitalist ideas is creating a structure as precious and fragile as a Ming vase. How can we not feel a sense of pride at seeing the basic tenets of our way of life being vindicated once again?

David N. Thor Manila, N. Y.

If the modernization of the People's Republic of China develops successfully, it will be a repeat of the Japanese economic miracle, but magnified at least a thousand times.

Monroe Leung Beverly Hills, Calif.

The U.S. press may believe that Americans...

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