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China, PR / Pol. Climate / Possible Changes #255692

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1978
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(Studio) Announcement from Peking, by Chinese vice-premier Teng Hsiao-ping, that important Communist party mtgs. are being held but no changes expected in government leadership reported Contd. poster campaign's indications that radical change is taking place noted. Reporter in upcoming item said to have reported on China from Hong Kong for many years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pol. rivalry between Teng and Communist party chairperson and premier Hua Kuo-feng examined. Meaning of present wall poster campaign, include attacks on Mao Tse-tung, analyzed. Teng's support for China's irrevocable commitment to leap forward in industry growth and Hua's support for industry, but not at expense of burying memory of Mao, outlined. Films and photos shown. Present struggle in China said to place cntry.'s direction for next decade at stake. United States positions with regard to Chinese changes stated. reasons given, include China's being weight against USSR .
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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