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US-China Relations / Jiang Visit / Summit #170023

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: John Donvan) The visit by Chinese leader Jiang Zemin to the White House featured; scenes shown of anti-China protests and of the Jiang- President Clinton photograph opportunities. [At rally, Family Research Council Gary BAUER, actor Richard GERE - speak out against China.] [At press conference, JIANG (thru translator), CLINTON - offer differing opinions on Tiananmen Square.] The series of deals announced by the White House listed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The nuclear technology agreements reiterated.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) China's hopes to buy American-made nuclear power plants, which would be a staggering boon to American business, examined. [Senator Frank MURKOWSKI, Richard SHELBY - comment on China.] The related concern that China will sell nuclear arms to other nations noted.

Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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