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China / Chen's Story #1021087

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The background to the story of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who left the US embassy for the hospital in Beijing after he escaped, introduced; Chen's plea for his family quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Beijing: Stan Grant) Chen's claim he was urged to leave the embassy and feels stranded in a hospital bed and how difficult it was for CNN to interview Chen in the hospital or his village discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Beijing: Jill Dougherty) How Chen had claimed he wanted to stay in China, he never asked for asylum and the ifs about what China will do next and what Chen wants to do discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The blocking of the CNN broadcast in China noted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Grant, Stan;
Dougherty, Jill

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