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China / Dissidents Release #146050

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 17, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Release in China of three political dissidents, Roman Catholic priest Zhu Hongsheng and student leaders Guo Haifeng and Wang Dan.

(Beijing: Diana Bishop) The reasons for China's decision to release the dissidents examined; scenes shown of former student leader Wang in the May 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square on the pro-democracy movement and recently. [WANG - (thru translator) comments.] United States plans to open trade talks with China next month noted. [Asia Watch Sidney JONES - comments.]

Bishop, Diana;
Jennings, Peter

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