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China, PR / Liberalization #260401

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1979
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(Studio) Report on Post-Mao China and United States relations
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Peking, China, PR) Film shown. Report concerns liberalization of attitudes toward art, dress and love in China (PR). Opera scenes shown. Showing of foreign movies and sale of books by foreign authors noted. Revival of ballet noted; film shown. Change in dress styles and hair styles cited as evidence of relaxed codes.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) New York newspaper item with regard to visit of liner Queen Elizabeth II to Peking noted. Fact of Peking's location 100 mile from seaport cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard
Duration:
00:03:20

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