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Chou En-Lai / Tribute #242328

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 12, 1976
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(Studio) Urn containing ashes of Premier Chou En-lai viewed in Palace of Worker's Culture. Tearful foreign minister, Chiao Kuan-hua, greets foreign visitors. Report on Chinese television coverage of farewell to Chou.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(People's Republic of China) 10,000 selected people view body of Chou at hospital. Flags fly at 1/2 mast. Body shown. Those who viewed body 1st: Chou's wife; Wang Hung-wen; Teng Hsiao-ping; widow of Sun Yat-sen, 1st Chinese revolutionary; sister of Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Tse-tung's wife, Chiang Ching. Mao sends flowers. People pay respects to Mandarin aristocrat who became proletariat leader
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning (narrates)

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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