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Teng Visit #262003

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 1979
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(Studio) Joint communique released at end of Chinese vice premier Teng Hsiao-ping's visit in Washington, DC reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given over wording of part of communique with regard to "hegemony or domination over others" by any nation China (PR), USSR , Vietnam and Cambodia mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) USSR news agency Tass' response to Teng's statements about Sovs. during Washington, DC visit quoted. White House official's response to Tass comments given. Teng's departure from Washington, DC for Atlanta reported His scheduled meeting on Wednesday night with former Cambodia leader Prince Norodom Sihanouk, who representatives Vietnam-ousted Phnom Penh government, noted. Report with regard to Sihanouk's plans by "Saint Louis Post-Dispatch" detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) Teng's visit to Atlanta reported Demonstrations by Taiwan supporters, include some members of President Carter's Baptist faith and of John Birch Society, noted to have taken place at Teng's hotel. Teng's address to gathering of busmen., scholars and others detailed. [TENG - (thru interpreter) comments on need to upset hegemony.] Also reported are visits to Martin Luther King, Junior's grave and tour of Ford Motors assembly plant with Henry Ford II serving as guide. Chinese leader's lobby for American support for new US-China relations described.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Report on worldwide news coverage of Teng visit.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details given about international coverage of Teng visit, said to be biggest press event State Department has ever handled. Films of foreign news reports sent home via satellite shown. Particularly examined are Chinese news reports on trip and United States life.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer


(Studio) Pope John Paul II's return from trip to Mexico, Dominican Republican and Bahamas reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Spencer, Susan

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