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(Studio) National mourning for Mao begins Saturday Body to lie in state for week in Peking's Great Hall of the People. Peking says no foreign govts. will be invited to mourning ceremonies. Turbulence of Mao's life and history of China during it noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) (Film of 1969 Chinese Communist party conference shown.) 1969 cong. followed cultural revolution whose purpose was to achieve immortality for Mao's revolutionary dream; Communism will now be discussed in terms of Marxism, Leninism and Maoism. Mao's life and ideologies recapped. (Photos of Mao shown; films shown of Chinese marchers, Mao's early troops and followers at Yenan.) Struggle between Mao forces and ntlists. of Chiang Kai-shek; Mao's marriage to Chiang Ching, war with Japan noted. Mao's victory over Chiang Kai-shek, ntlists. leaving for Taiwan and proclamation of People's Republican of China detailed. (Films shown.) Relations with USSR and US, Mao's domestic reforms, China's cultural revolution, opening of China-US relations and power struggle which may develop noted.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet
(Studio) Mao's ability as poet noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
- Hottelet, Richard C.;
- Mudd, Roger
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