HONG KONG — Lee Cheuk-yan , unlike most Americans, remembers and reveres Lane Kirkland, a hero of the first Cold War. During 16 years as leader of the AFL-CIO (1979-1995), Kirkland gave crucial support,
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday welcomed Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters in their months-long
Review: ‘The Great Leap’ at Steppenwolf Theatre is about basketball in China, even as tanks roll across Tiananmen Square
Searching for truths about fathers has been a recurrent theme in the work to date of the playwright Lauren Yee, whose 2018 drama, “The Great Leap,” gets the full-court press in the Upstairs space at the
The photo of a lone man blocking a column of advancing tanks is instantly recognisable as a defining image of the 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy protests in China and has since become a symbol of peaceful
There is a decisive moment, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson wrote, often just a fraction of a second, where the significance of an event and the precise form to render it come into view.