Man Of The Year: The Other China Stands Fast

Its mood as the shock wears off: ever greater resolve

"Do not be disquieted during times of adversity. Remain calm with dignity." So urged President Chiang Ching-kuo, dusting off a slogan that his father, Chiang Kai-shek had used during the 1971 crisis when the Republic of China was expelled from the U.N. As the "other China" recovered from the shock of learning that Washington and Peking would normalize diplomatic relations this week, the island's mood was one of ever greater resolve and patriotism. Two days after Carter's announcement, Premier Y.S. Sun announced that...

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