COVER: A victim of China' s Cultural 42
Revolution tells of torture and triumph
In 1966 Mao Tse- tung plunged China into the Cultural Revolution, a decade of madness during which millions were tortured or killed on ideological grounds. One victim was Nien Cheng, a diminutive but incredibly determined woman. In Life and Death in Shanghai, excerpted in this issue, she tells of her imprisonment, torture and ultimate triumph. See SPECIAL SECTION.
NATION: As the AIDS debate intensifies, 20
the Administration leans toward testing
The President decides on a policy of "routine" tests, while health workers fear that hysteria over the...