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(Studio) Hua Kuo-feng is officially new Chinese Communist party chairperson Public appearance Sunday noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Hong Kong) (Chinese government television film shown.) Report on Hua's 1st public appearance since officially announced as Party chairperson Appearance made on balcony of Gate of Heavenly Peace where Mao Tse-tung made many such appearances. Attire was military uniform signifying role as chairperson of military commission and ties with army. At same place at Mao's funeral, Hua flanked by Chiang Ching and other radicals who have now been jailed; official editorial with regard to moderates' policies noted. Speakers' comments noted. (Chinese government narrator translates comments of film.) Narrator of film notes speaker's condemnation of Wang Hung-wen, Chang Chun-chiao, Chiang Ching and Yeh Chien-ying. Hua made no speech.
REPORTER: Barry Kalb
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kalb, Barry
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