New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Peking

From Reuters

Winston Lord, the new U.S. ambassador to China, arrived in Peking on Wednesday. Lord, 48, was met at the airport by Zhang Wenpu, head of the U.S. affairs section of China's Foreign Ministry, and by U.S. Embassy officials.

Lord was accompanied by his wife, Betty Bao Lord, who left her native Shanghai for the United States in 1946 and has written a best-selling novel, "Spring Moon," the history of a Chinese family in the eastern city of Suzhou.

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