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US-China, PR Relations / Arms Deal, Port Call #100241

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 05, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) US-China (PR) arms deal for sale of advanced American radar reported

(Qingdao, China, PR: Jim Laurie) Symbolism of resumption of United States Navy's port calls in China considered; details given, scenes shown. [Admiral James "Ace" LYONS, Junior - notes historical significance of visit.] Implications for USSR , granted port calls in nearby North Korea, noted. Town's previous status as United States naval base recalled. [SAILORS - discuss their instructions with regard to behavior; note residents' reaction to them.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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