ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 21, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Hong Kong: Bill Redeker) Secret trial of Bao Tong for his role in precipitating the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing featured; details given of the charges against him; scenes shown from the June 1989 demonstrations. [Asia Watch Robin MUNRO - says Bao's trial is a political exercise to find a scapegoat.] [Bao's SON - calls it a staged trial.] Efforts by Deng Xiaoping to appease hard-liners and thus get their support for economic modernization noted.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Vote by the House following the trial to place limits on China's most favored nations trade status reported.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.