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Campaign `80 / Reagan and China #272408

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 1980
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(Studio) Differing reports from George Bush and Chinese news agency with regard to Bush's trip to China given. Ronald Reagan named.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Honolulu, Hawaii) [BUSH - comments on trip.] Mtg. of Bush and Chinese Premier Deng Xiaoping shown courtesy Canton TV. Chinese press accusations against Reagan quoted. Impact of trip in Presidential campaign considered. Reagan-Bush news conference for Monday announced.
REPORTER: Richard RoTh

(Studio) Arguments among Reagan staff with regard to advisability of sending Bush to China noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Los Angeles, California) Reagan's favoring official government to government relations with Taiwan cited. [REAGAN - expresses support for Taiwan Relations Act passed by Congress] State Department disagreement with Reagan's interpretation of Taiwan Relations Act noted. White House officials said to consider this Reagan's 1st major blunder.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
RoTh, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:50

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