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(Studio) President Reagan's announcement of major nuclear trade agreement with China (PR) during his visit there last year recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [April 1984, REAGAN - claims agreement is based on desire to limit nuclear weapons.] Congress's criticism of agreement examined. [Representative Edward MARKEY - opposes nuclear trade with countries actively engaged in nuclear proliferation.] China's aid to Pakistan's nuclear development said at issue; Prime Min Zhao Ziyang's denial recalled, quoted on screen. [Senator Alan CRANSTON - dismisses credibility of China's statement] China's nuclear power programs outlined. [Representative John DINGELL - notes economy implications of agreement for US.] [US-China trade council spokesperson Roger SULLIVAN - favors agreement.]
REPORTER: Deborah Potter
- Potter, Deborah;
- Rather, Dan
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