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Reagan / China, PR Trip #296647

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1984
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(Studio) Portion of President Reagan's speech censored by Chinese government quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Peking, China, PR) Reactions of Chinese individuals to government's new policies examined; those interviewed named in report [TEACHER - likes new freedoms.] [ARTIST - (thru translator) comments on inability to show his abstract art at home.] [Journalist David BONAVIA - feels current government is only moderately oppressive in comparison to China's history.] Red Guard's demoralization of educated, middle-aged establishment recalled. [TEACHER - remembers punishment under Red Guards; notes lack of freedom of movement here; hopes for increase freedom in future.] [BONAVIA - cautions against criticizing government]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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