Cover Story Sidebar | The June 25 arrival of President Clinton in China marks the first
time in almost a decade that a sitting president has stepped foot
in China. Until now, U.S. leaders shunned exchanging pleasantries
with the communist leaders who instigated the June 4, 1989,
offensive that killed as many as 800 student demonstrators in
Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The sting from that blow to basic
freedoms has eased but slowly, particularly since the Chinese
government has not changed its position.
Cover Story | As new clouds rain on President Clinton's parade to the Beijing site where hundreds of Chinese students were massacred, Washington hears a new report about forced abortion and infanticide in the countryside.