Peking to publish writings of Chou

China's official newspapers devoted much of their front pages Sunday to the news that the first volume of the selected works of the late Premier Chou En-lai would be published Jan. 1. The People's Daily printed a portrait of Chou in the top right-hand corner of its front page, a space reserved in former years only for quotations from Mao Tse-Tung. Chou's works apparently are to be published in a form similar to Mao's five-volume collection which still has a place of honor is every Chinese bookshop but is seldom bought. The first volume of Chou's works includes a passage in which the warned 30 years ago that Mao should not be turned into a demigod.

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