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China, PR-Vietnam Rel. / US-China, PR Rel. #262465

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1979
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(Studio) China (PR) proposal to Vietnam embassy in Peking with regard to negotiations reported China noted as allegedly planning quick end to Vietnam invasion. Vice-premier Li Xiannian quoted with regard to Vietnam situation. Lang Son area in Vietnam mentioned. Chinese government film with regard to Vietnam-China (PR) relationship shown. Peter Collins narrates.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Opening of United States embassy in Peking and China (PR) embassy in DC announced. Shanghai Communique mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Peking, China, PR) Details given with regard to opening of United States embassy in Peking; film shown. Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal noted as representative President Carter. Children of staff members shown singing.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(DC) Film and report of ceremony at White House with regard to presentation of credentials by Chinese ambassador Chai Tse-min to President Carter. [CARTER - comments.] [CHAI Tse-min - (thru translator) presents credentials.] Opening of Chinese embassy shown, detailed. Carter-Menahem Begin mtgs., Vice President Walter Mondale, Blumenthal, Commerce Secretary Juanita Kreps mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Stahl, Lesley

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