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China, P.R. / School / Life #238248

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1975
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(Peking, People's Republic of China) Reporters visit places Chinese want them to see.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Peking, People's Republic of China) Reporter visits school of 2400 pupils and 190 teachers. English class visited. [PUPIL - says let's continue to advance along Chairperson Mao's revolutionary line.] Reporter narrates what chairperson of school said about education. Ea. student works 1 month year. After school, students go to country for 2 years, then may go to college, to factory, or stay in cntry. Students say they have ambitions but will do whatever state orders.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Peking, People's Republic of China) A lot more motorized vehicles on sts. than during Nixon's visit. Pollution worse here. Little more color in clothing noted. People seem happier; could be better weather. Most ride bicycles and carry cargo on them. Reporter comments on large size of Chinese population In 4 years, 10,000 Americans have come here; 500 Chinese have gone to US. Trade hasn't been what United States hoped for. American relations with USSR block road to better relations with People's Republic of China
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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