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Nixon China Trip/Taiwan Reaction #221781

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1972
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(Studio) Ntlst. China unhappy about President Nixon's pledge to Communist China's Premier Chou En-lai to withdraw United States forces from Taiwan.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Taipei, Taiwan) [Businessman David PIEN - shocked at United States move, but ready to face facts.] [American exchange student, Christopher HOWARD - says effects of United States troop withdrawal will be positive, causing govtl. reform.] GI's like serving in Taiwan. GI's, thus, have made a good impression on Taiwanese. [PIEN - doesn't worry about Mainland China's invading Taiwan as it is more concerned with Russian border.] [Student, Peter PHU - expects economy, not military invasion.] [PIEN - heartbroken that friend Nixon would talk with enemy of Taiwan and world.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Assistant Secretary of State Marshall Green will go to Taiwan and other Asian countries later this week to brief leaders on Nixon-China trip.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Webster, Don

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