Royal spy revelations and China rejoins Olympics: headlines from 40 years ago
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An artist chopping off two fingers for art, an angry patient chasing his doctor on a scooter and a Russian spy believed to be related to the British royal family made the headlines four decades ago this week.November 25, 1979 The city of San Francisco was found in civil contempt of court for not having had enough bilingual Chinese translation officers at the precincts during the November 6, 1979 election. US District Judge Cecil Poole said the city had violated a court order issued a year