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China-USSR Relations / Gorbachev Visit / Student Protests #122051

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Jim Laurie) Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's visit to China for Communist summit meeting featured; details given, scenes shown from welcoming ceremonies and of protests by students in Beijing, China, PR. [Two STUDENTS - comment on Gorbachev and their government] Pol. unrest in both USSR and China noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: John Laurence) Nature of student protests in Beijing featured; details given of students' feeling of powerlessness in Chinese society; scenes shown; Mao Tse-tung quoted. [STUDENT - says steps are being taken to change Chinese government] Support for student position detailed; more scenes shown from protests in Tiananmen Sq.

Reporter(s):
Laurence, John;
Laurie, Jim;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:05:10

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