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Volume 26, Number 4 July/August 1975

In This Issue

July/August 1975
The China Trade
Written by Nancy Jenkins
Illustrated by Penny Williams-Yaqub
Faisal: Monarch, Statesman and Patriarch:1905-1975

Equally at home in the Bedouin tents of Arabia, the chanceries of Europe and America, and at the conference tables of the United Nations, the late King Faisal ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz Al Saud, third ruling monarch of Saudi Arabia, brought his country into the twentieth century of balanced budgets, universal education, free medical care, modern communications and rapid industrialization, without sacrificing the traditions of Islam and the Arabian heartland.

The Hidden Palaces
Written by Genevieve Maxwell
Photographed by Kay Brennan
An Obelisk for Central Park
Written by Edmund S. Whitman
Illustrations courtesy of New York Public Library
A Swiss in Lebanon
Written by Jackie Drucker and Khalil Abou El Nasr
Windows of the Sun
Written and photographed by John Feeney