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Journalist Safer: 'There were funny moments ...'

  • Natalie Liu

dance to its particular rhythm. Journalist Morley Safer posed as an archaeologist as he traveled around China in 1967 during the Cultural Revolution. When asked how his fate might have ended up if he weren’t an “archeologist” but rather a permanent resident or a citizen: “I couldn’t even contemplate it; I would be in jail within 10 minutes and possibly dead within 20.”

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