ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pol. career of China's Deng Xiaoping featured. [DENG - (thru translator) wants old and new leaders to work together.] Deng's retirement and replacement of old guard by Deng's proteges at recent party congress recalled; scenes shown. Deng's career reviewed; historical films shown. Mao Tse-tung mentioned. [MAN - explains Deng's challenging of Mao.] Deng's eldest son noted a paraplegic, who was pushed out of window by Mao's red guard. [MAN - discusses cultural revolution in China.] Deng's return to power in 1976 after Mao's death recalled. Deng's leadership in China recalled; scenes shown. [Tufts Univ. David ZWEIG - describes economy changes under Deng.] [University of Michigan Michel OKSENBERG - says Deng started China on road to economy development and on way to being a major world power.] [Council on For. Relations spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - describes structure of China government] Deng's continued control of army noted. One of Deng's favorite proverbs quoted.
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