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Reagan / China, PR Visit #296650

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 28, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's praise of trip to China and new US-Sino relations, despite government's continued censorship of his speeches, reported Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes said President regrets Chinese action.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Peking, China, PR) President and Nancy Reagan's visit to Great Wall featured; films shown. [REAGAN - is awe-struck by Wall; jokes about American news media censoring his remarks.] Further censorship of his televised remarks tonight described. [REAGAN - claims Taiwan must be resolved by the Chinese.] His later meeting with Deng Xiaoping examined. [DENG - (thru translator) invites Nancy Reagan to return to China without husband.] Sec. surrounding President's dinner for Deng mentioned, shown. [REAGAN - hopes for mutual cooperation in future.] New US-China trade agreements said scheduled for signing Monday
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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