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China, P.R. / Revolt #245730

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) 1000's Chinese riot in Peking's Tien An Men Square.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Peking, People's Republic of China) Reporter gives audio report on riot in square.
REPORTER: Peter Griffith (Reuters)

(DC) United States experts on China stunned by protest. Crowds protested removal of wreaths honoring late-Premier Chou En-lai. Some feel demonstrations are pro-moderate and anti-radical with regard to Chinese pols. Riots probably in support of Chou's protege, 1st deputy premier Teng Hsiao-ping. Hua Kuo-feng is acting premier Chinese struggling with questions of leaders to come after Chou and Mao Tse-tung.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) 1000's Chinese bring flowers and posters to honor Chou yesterday. Rioting began when tributes taken away. Some leftist students hurt.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Griffith, Peter;
Kalb, Bernard

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