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Memo to Mazur from ILGWU research director Herman Starobin re observations on trip to PRC and Hong Kong, noting loss of central control by government, September 9, 1993; draft of letter by ILGWU vp and legislative director Evelyn Dubrow to members of the Senate Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Operations (list attached) urging establishment of a Radio Free Asia, March 23, 1993; letters from Dubrow to members of Senate and House urging support for United States-China Act of 1992, establishing stricter requirements for renewal of Most Favored Nation status, July 1992; statement by the AFL-CIO Executive Council on U.S. China Policy, urging revocation of Most Favored Nation status and other trade sanctions and asserting that capitalism is not the sole precondition of democracy, February 1993; similar statement by AFL-CIO Executive Council, August 1992; report of RENGO (Japanese Trade Union Confederation) mission to China, December 27, 1990, related correspondence re AFL-CIO position, attached clippings from Hong Kong newspapers re Chinese repression of trade unions; letter to Mazur from the Independent Federation of Chinese Students and Scholars inviting him to speak at rally during visit by Li Peng to U.N., January 24, 1992; invitation from Democratic Socialists for rally at U.N. protesting repression in China, January 24, 1992, with attached memo to Mazur re his speech at rally and Chinese-language flyer from the Church of New York; AFL-CIO Subcommittee on China agenda, January 23, 1992; letter from former president Jimmy Carter welcoming Chinese dissidents Li Lin and Li Zhi to U.S., January 8, 1992; Statement of Li Lin and Li Zhi, Former Chinese Political Prisoners before congressional committee, n.d., with attached biographies; resolution submitted by ILGWU at AFL-CIO convention, October 1993; "Incident in Beijing Airport," by Lu Jinghua, June 28, 1993; National Affairs articles and newspaper clippings re worker rights, official unions, prison labor, child labor, "toycott," Hong Kong, December 1992-January 1992; AFL-CIO Asian-American Free Labor Institute Chinese Labor Notes newsletters, January 1992-August 1993; ILGWU press release, "Chinese-Born Medical Student and North Carolina MS Candidate Receive First-Ever 'Dubrow Post-Graduate Scholarships' for Public Service: Awards Aid Two Garment Workers' Daughters Who Plan Careers Helping Those in Need," September 8, 1993; correspondence between ILGWU international relations director Michele Briones, staff, and creator of video "Project for Tiananmen Square," including script, June-July 1992; newspaper clippings

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