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(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.
- Redeker, Bill;
- Sawyer, Diane
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