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China, PR / Vietnam Invasion #262616

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1979
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(Studio) First United States merchant ship to land in China (PR) in over 30 years reported China (PR) relations with Vietnam noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Hong Kong) Deng Xiaoping's statement during intermission of Peking concert of Boston Symphony Orchestra that he was satisfied with result of Vietnam border war and ready to negotiate with Hanoi quoted. Vietnam reaction and claims that China still occupies Vietnam territory given. United States Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's statement on "Face the Nation" that Chinese troops do still occupy contested territory cited. Japan's offer to mediate the dispute mentioned.
REPORTER: Paul Byers (Canton television newsfilm)

(Studio) Bricks reported being stolen from the great wall of China in order to build houses.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Byers, Paul;
Dean, Morton
Duration:
00:02:00

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