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Person of The Week (Li Peng) #122274

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Chinese Premier Li Peng profiled; scenes shown of students in China protesting leadership role of Li. [STUDENT - criticizes Li.] [Carnegie Endowment Paul KREISBERG - discusses Li's rise.] Li's political career reviewed; scenes shown. [KREISBERG - says Li did not know how to deal with students.] [Brookings Institution Harry HARDING - says face is very impt. to Chinese.] Li's position on political reform and his criticism of the man he succeeded, Zhao Ziyang, explained; details given of his relationship with Deng Xiaoping. [HARDING - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:00

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