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Chinese in Washington, DC #260243

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1979
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(Studio) Report on Teng Hsiao-ping visit to DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Arrival of Teng at White House filmed, reported Welcoming ceremony reported [CARTER - welcomes Teng.] Demonstration by Maoists filmed, reported [CARTER - conts.] Demonstrators said from New York City and Seattle, WA. Teng reference to USSR said not welcomed by administration [TENG - speaks through interpreter.] Exchange of invitations to visit both cntrys. noted. Subjects of Carter-Teng talks noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) State Department luncheon reported Wrap-up communique from visit said not to be issued. Significance discussed. Teng criticism of USSR and Carter fear of offense to USSR in critical Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) period said factors in decision for no communique. Teng interview in "Time" and "Washington Star" quoted with regard to USSR . [Thru interpreter TENG - says US-China (PR) have understanding of USSR threat.] Vance said to wince at statement. Agreements to come from Carter-Teng meeting noted. Teng reported desiring to use Washington, DC platform to attack and isolate USSR ; administration said worried.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:05:00

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