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China, PR / Pol. Purge / Student Protests #122254

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Todd Carrel) Rising dominance of hard-liners in China's political spectrum featured; details given of television coverage emphasizing Li Peng's role in dealing with student protests; exs. given of stance toward Western press.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: John Laurence) Current status of student protests in Tiananmen Sq. in Beijing reviewed; scenes shown of buses used for refuge by students. [Student JONG Hua - (thru translator) says he will not come down from business]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Estimates of students remaining in Tiananmen Sq. given.

Carrel, Todd;
Laurence, John;
Jennings, Peter

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