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China, PR / Pop. Explosion #326994

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 17, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Historical information given with regard to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Ch'eng-tu, China: Susan Spencer) Pop. explosion in China examined. Chen Yufang shown handing out contraceptives to her neighbors in province of Szechuan, China, PR, shown. [UN Pop. Fund spokesperson Aprodicio LAQUIAN - comments on need to limit population] [WOMAN - (thru translator) says she wants more than one baby.] China's one-child policy discussed. [YANG Zhangyu - says his wife would be forced to have an abortion if she became pregnant again.] [LAQUIAN - comments on abortion.] Rural families noted having more children. [WOMAN - says it will be disastrous if people have more than one child.]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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