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Bush / China Visit / China's Foreign Relations #325719

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 25, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, Puerto Rico: Dan Rather) President Bush's visit to China featured; details given of Bush's prior service in China in 1970s; scenes shown from Beijing, China. [Brookings Institution Harry HARDING - talks about pol. changes in China.] Econ. conds. in China detailed. [Harvard Univ. Dwight PERKINS - comments on change.] Plans for Sino-Soviet summit when USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev visits in May noted. Trading dvts. between United States and China discussed. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, Puerto Rico: Bill Plante) Relations between United States, China and USSR reviewed. [BUSH - discusses United States-China rel.] [Stanford Univ. Gordon CHANG - says Chinese have felt left out when United States-USSR relations have improved.] [BUSH - comments on bilateral relationship between China and United States.] Efforts to repair split between USSR and China reported; scenes shown of Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze visiting China to pave way for summit. [BUSH - comments on upcoming Sino-Soviet summit.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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