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China-US Relations / Chen Incident #1021859

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Beijing: Ian Williams) The strain in relations between the US and China over blind activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from house arrest and took refuge at the US embassy, examined; photos shown of Chen at a Beijing hospital with US Ambassador Gary Locke††; audiotape of Chen’s voice {with translation on screen} saying he wants to leave China played. [Vice President Joe Biden’s National Security Advisor Tony BLINKEN†- says Chen’s desire was to stay in China.] [NBC’s Andrea MITCHELL – says this is a diplomatic nightmare for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Ian
Duration:
00:02:30

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