INTERNATIONAL NOTES: Out of the Shadows

Pale and unsmiling, the diminutive Mao-suited official walked into the grand banquet hall of Peking's Great Hall of the People one day last week. He paused uncertainly at the door, but protocol officials hustled him over to stand in line with Premier Chou En-lai and greet guests at a dinner honoring Cambodia's exiled Prince Norodom Sihanouk. In this low-key style, Vice Premier Teng Hsiao-ping, now 69, returned from the shadows that have enveloped him since 1966, when he was purged along with Chief of State Liu Shao-chi as "one of a handful of party leaders who took...

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