Time Magazine Contents Page JUNE 8, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 23

Magazine contents page JUNE 8, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 23

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...

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