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Communist China / United States Ping Pong Team Invitation #216587

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1971
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(Studio) Communist China invites United States Ping Pong Team to visit Peking; film shows teams at World Championship in Nagoya, Japan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Invitation first Communist China has offered United States in 21 years; White House, Department of Justice and State Department confer, decide if Communist China group wishes to visit US, they can. [Assistant State Secretary, Marshall GREENE - says decision consistent with Nixon desire for improved relations with Communist China.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) British, French and Canadian Ping Pong Teams also accept Communist China invitations to visit.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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