CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1980
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(Studio) Yesterday's opening of China (PR) trial of Gang of Four noted; group's past power recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Peking, China, PR) Chinese television coverage of arraignment and trial shown, discussed. Arraignment of former air force cmsr. Jiang Tengjiao, former deputy chief of staff Qiu Huizuo, former politburo members Wu Faxian and Zhang Chunqiao, former chief of staff Huang Yongsheng and former deputy chairperson Wang Hongwen shown. [Mao's widow Jiang QING and court SPOKESPERSON - discuss arraignment (in Chinese); remarks transcribed on screen.] Defense Yao Wenyuan's health mentioned; "People's Daily" coverage of trial noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning
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