ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Deborah Wang) The opposition in Washington to China at the time of the state visit examined; scenes shown of Jiang Zemin at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland and in Williamsburg, Virginia. [Representative Tom LANTOS - criticizes China's human rights record.] Areas of protest outlined on screen.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The background to the ancient kingdom of Tibet, which has been controlled by China since 1950, noted.
(Tibet: Jim Laurie) Life in Tibet under Chinese rule featured; scenes shown from holy sites at the time of the annual unveiling of the buddha of the future. [Tibet Communist Peoples Congress RE Di - (thru translator) criticizes the Dalai Lama.] [March 22, DALAI Lama; Jokhang monk PUPUCHUNBEI - comment.] China's hope that resistance to Chinese policies in Tibet will crumble once the aging Dalai Lama is gone noted.