Diana Chin Hsu, a journalist, best-selling author...


Diana Chin Hsu, a journalist, best-selling author and the widow of Chiang Kai-shek's secret police chief, died Wednesday of stomach cancer at her home in New York. She was 77.

Ms. Hsu covered Japan's war against China during World War II, then escaped to Taiwan with the youngest three of her eight children shortly after Mao Tse-tung's Communist takeover.

Her husband, Mo Tze Shin, was executed by the Communists in 1951, and Ms. Hsu's book, "Mao Tse-tung Killed My Husband," was a best seller in Asia.

She drew attention in 1985 when she visited mainland China despite the objections of her anti-Communist fellow Taiwanese.

Robert W. Meserve, 86, a former American Bar Association president who pushed for tough ethical standards for lawyers and testified against Robert Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court, died Thursday in Boston.

Dr. Robert S. Post, 72, a researcher in the treatment of kidney disease, died Wednesday of cancer in Cleveland.

Lester Sacks, 90, who managed Frank Sinatra's music company and represented Eddie Fisher, died Thursday in Philadelphia.

James M. Tucker, 87, former Indiana secretary of state and an uncle of Marilyn Tucker Quayle, died Friday in Paoli, Ind.

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