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China, PR / Student Protests / Shanghai / Hong Kong #122161

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: John Laurence) Continue of standoff between student reformists and government hard-liners in Beijing, China, PR, detailed in audio report; details given of issue of deadline; scenes shown of reconnaissance by mil. helicopters flying over Tiananmen Sq. [STUDENT - says we will take nonviolent actions.] Conversations between students and soldiers noted; scenes shown.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson; Beijing, China, PR: John Laurence) Rumors about government-imposed deadline discussed.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Shanghai, China, PR: Todd Carrel) Mood in China's most populated city of Shanghai, China, PR, featured in audio report; details given from city.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson; Shanghai, China, PR: Todd Carrel) Absence of, and rumors about, soldiers in Shanghai noted.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) March in Hong Kong in support of China's protesters noted; scenes shown.

Carrel, Todd;
Laurence, John;
Donaldson, Sam

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