CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1976
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(Studio) Hua Kuo-feng named premier and 1st vice-chairperson Vice-prem. Teng Hsiao-ping stripped of all posts but Communist party mbrship.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(People's Republic of China) December 1975 film shows Teng with President Ford and Secretary Kissinger. After Premier Chou En-lai's death in January 1976, it seemed certain Teng would be his successor. Wall posters accused Teng of carrying out capitalist policies. Radicals led by Chairperson Mao Tse-tung orchestrated attack on Teng. Hua became acting premier February 1976 film shows ex-pres. Richard Nixon with Hua. Attacks on Teng focused on Chou, too, and crowds riot in Peking Mom. Little known about Hua.
REPORTER: Barry Kalb (narrates)
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