ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 1972
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(Studio) 79% Chinese work force lives in communes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Peking, China) Red Star Commune prototype of what Chairperson Mao wants developed around country. Agriculture mechanized. 75,000 people live and work in commune. Mongolian work horses bred. Hogs sent to municipal slaughterhouse and returned as prepared neat. Rice production at grainery increased by 1,000% since revolution. Family unit still thrives in commune. The daughter of 1 family visited says she welcomes Nixon to China. Population trusts leaders
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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