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Barbara Bush / China Trip #120783

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) President Bush's Asian itinerary reviewed. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Ann Compton) Barbara Bush's visit to tourist attraction of Gong Wang Fu in Beijing, China, reported; details given, scenes shown of movie "The Last Emperor", about Pu Yi, the child who took the dynastic throne, and of Mrs. Bush visiting site. Bushes reported receiving bicycles as official state gift; scenes shown; photos shown of Bushes and bicycles in China in 1970s. [Barbara BUSH - says she used to ride her bike here.] Shoving incident within Mrs. Bush's entourage shown; photographer Carol Powers mentioned. [Barbara BUSH - explains that she does not want her trips to be "advanced."] [Chinese WOMAN - says she looks like "ordinary people."]

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam

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