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Congress / Chinese Students in US #124909

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 24, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Overriding by Congress of President Bush's veto of bill allowing Chinese students to stay in United States featured. [At press conference, BUSH - says bill is unnecessary.] Symbolic nature of veto as challenge to administration's China policy explained. [BUSH - says there is crass politics involved.] [In House, Representative Bill RICHARDSON - says we kowtow to Chinese with secret trips.] [In talk with Chinese students, Senator Rudy BOSCHWITZ - explains why he will vote to override veto.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Chinese minister of education Li Tieying about Chinese students.

(Boston: John McKenzie) Concerns of Chinese students about what will happen without a law to protect them featured; interviews given with students living in Boston, Massachusetts. [Chinese STUDENT - worries about what Bush will do.] [Student WANG Zhofen - comments about what might happen if he returned to China.] [Student LIU Zhangchi - comments.] [WANG - says students want to help China.]

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:04:50

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