× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

US-China Relations / Standoff / Diplomacy #196860

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 08, 2001
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Beijing" Bob Woodruff) The hard line being taken by the Chinese military and the media in the standoff with the United States over the American spy plane now on Hainan Island featured. [Former United States ambassador to China James SASSER - says the military is flexing its muscle.] [US military attache Brigadier General Neal SEALOCK - comments on access to the crew.] The fact the negotiations seem to be stalling noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(State Department: Martha Raddatz) The position of President Bush's administration on the standoff reviewed; details given about Bush's letter to the wife of the missing Chinese pilot. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL, Vice President Dick CHENEY, national security adviser Condoleezza RICE - say the United States will not apologize.] [POWELL - says reconnaissance flights over international waters will continue as part of national security programs.] [CHENEY - worries about the long-term relations of China and the US.]

Raddatz, Martha;
Simpson, Carole

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.