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What happened on June 29, 1997








  • The Gonif of Gonzo PAUL KRASSNER, Paul Krassner is the publisher of the countercultural journal The Realist and the author of numerous books, including his latest collection of satiric sketches, "The Winner of the Slow Bicycle Race" now in paperback from Seven Stories Press. His album, "Brain Damage Control," will be released in July by Mercury Records

  • High Anxiety GORDON H. CHANG, Gordon H. Chang is the author of "Friends and Enemies: The United States, China and the Soviet Union: 1948-1972." He teaches in the history department at Stanford University

  • A Hero of Our Times ARTHUR MILLER, Arthur Miller staged his play, "Death of a Salesman," in Beijing in 1983

  • Reading L.a.

  • Profile in Courage PERRY LINK, Perry Link is the author of "Evening Chats in Beijing: Probing China's Predicament" and is a professor of East Asian Studies at Princeton University

  • An American Original RICHARD HOWARD, Richard Howard is a poet, translator and critic who teaches in the writing program at Columbia University

  • The Kowloon-Canton Railway By Yu Kwang-chung

  • Carousel RICHARD EDER

  • Practical Idealist GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, George Stephanopoulos is former senior advisor to President Clinton and an ABC News analyst who appears on "This Week."

  • Chairman Mao: I'll Never Forget You By Yang Li

  • Eros Denied CAROLYN WAKEMAN, Carolyn Wakeman is co-author with Harry Wu of "Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag" and is an assistant professor of journalism and international studies at UC Berkeley

  • The Uses of Confucius BENJAMIN A. ELMAN, Benjamin A. Elman is the author of "Classicism, Politics and Kinship: The Ch'ang-chou School of New Text Confucianism in Late Imperial China." He is a professor of Chinese history at UCLA and the director of the Center for Chinese Studies at UCLA

  • China's Tradition of Dissent ORVILLE SCHELL, Orville Schell is the author of numerous books about China. He is the dean of the graduate school of journalism at UC Berkeley





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