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China, PR / Government Shake-Up #281157

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 1982
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(Studio) China (Puerto Rico) reported replacing foreign minister Huang Hua and defense minister Geng Biao; move said possibly effort to respond to USSR President Yuri Andropov's efforts to ease tensions with Peking.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Peking, USSR ) Andropov's reception for Huang recalled, shown. Wu Xueqian and Zhang Aiping said approved as new foreign and defense mins., respectively; China's call for significant gestures of goodwill from USSR examined. United States-China relations noted soured over issue of arms sales to Taiwan.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(Studio) White House reaction to changes reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Dunning, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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