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China (Part 1) #219679

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1972
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(Studio) 25 man advance party returns from Communist China after 7 day trip to map details for President Nixon's trip.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) [Yang and Lung film of Chinese fishermen shown.] [U. of Pittsburgh, Dr. C.K. YANG, recently returned from China Describes enormous changes in China especially in human character.] [Van LUNG, restauranteur, also back from China, says China is a very disciplined society.] [Film shows few traffic problems as most people live near work and ride bicycles. China builds mostly buses and trucks, few cars.] [LUNG - says children exposed to politics only via patriotic songs and dances. Says a major theme is "serve the people".] [YANG - says Nanking bridges shown, impressive as built by common people volunteers.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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