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China, PR / Student Protests #122309

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Todd Carrel) Planned ntnwide. protests by students in China, PR, following government's refusal to meet with student leaders reported; details given. [State council spokesperson YUAN Mu - says we must be extremely cautious.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Richard Threlkeld) Nature of students' struggle for democrat in China featured; details given of students' role as catalysts for change in China throughout century; scenes shown. [China expert Martin LEE - discusses students and government] [In Shanghai, China, PR, three MEN - discuss change in China.] Students noted calling for more open political system in wake of changes in economy system.

Carrel, Todd;
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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