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Sino-American Relations #25401

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 17, 1973
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(Studio) Congress confers diplomatic status on Chinese representatives en route to Washington, DC to open US-Chinese liaison office.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) San Francisco's Chinatown residents generally in sympathy with Chinese government on Formosa rather than with Chinese Communists [Restaurant owner Mr. George JUE - says was unhappy when Nixon visited Chinese mainland.] Koomintang, supporters Chiang Kai-shek government, numerous in Chinatown and ties with Formosa strong. Many young Chinese- Americans in sympathy with Mao Tse-tung, however. [Chinese for Affirmative Action spokesperson Katheryn FONG - says more Chinese-Americans openly supporting China now. Support formerly was covert.] Curiosity about China among Chinese-Americans and pride in being Chinese growing.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:20

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