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China, P.R. / Ford / Teng #237914

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford prepares for trip to People's Republic of China
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger go over Chinese briefing books. Ford greets touring Chinese women's basketball team. [FORD - says trip of great significance. Will be effort by both to expand relations and broaden normalization. Vital that dialogue conts.] No diplomatic spectaculars expected. People's Republic of China, wants United States to maintain presence in Asia and Pacific. They want USSR to see that they still have American connection. United States reminding USSR of People's Republic of China, connection.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Man expected to take over in China will continue bad feelings between Peking and Moscow.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(People's Republic of China) Teng Hsiao-ping, 72, will take over power from Mao Tse-tung and Premier Chou En-lai. Rptd. to be able administration After Communist victory in 1942, he was at odds with Mao over how to run country Teng feels that development of stable economy should come before ideology. Teng reviled, humiliated and stripped of party post in 1967. Reappeared in 1973 and shot to top; he's 5th vice-chairperson of party, 1st vice-prem. of government, and chief of staff of army. Photos and film show Teng, Kissinger and other Chinese leaders
REPORTER: Barry Kalb

(Hong Kong) Teng symbol that the moderates will be running China after Mao and Chou.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kalb, Barry;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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