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Communist China / United States Ping-Pong Team-Visit / New United States Policies #15059

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon presents new policies toward Communist China.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Nixon announces 5 diplomatic initiatives: United States to permit Communist China visitors; currency restrictions to be relaxed; United States Oil Companies to fuel Communist China ships not headed for North Vietnam, North Korea or Cuba; United States ships to call on Communist China ports; trade embargo on non-strategic items to be lifted. Admin. reviewing policy toward admission of Communist China to UN.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Communist China Premier Chou En-Lai meets with United States Ping-Pong team.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Peking, Communist China) Premier Chou En-Lai met with United States teams 1 by 1; informal, friendly, witty.
REPORTER: Dick Miles

(Peking, Communist China) [Film shows United States Ping Pong Team arriving at Peking Airport, April 10th.] Pol. aspects of visit being played down by both sides; Premier Chou En-Lai describes visit as new page in Chinese-American relations
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Jarriel, Tom;
Koppel, Ted;
Miles, Dick;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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