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China, PR / Pol. Purge / Student Protests #327139

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Communist leader and student sympathizer Zhao Ziyang reported under house arrest; Premier Li Peng's reaction to student protests discussed. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Protest reported beginning to wane; details given, scenes shown. Li reported attempting to have liberals purged. Student leaders noted facing possible arrest and prosecution.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: Susan Spencer) Reactions of students to recent political dvts. featured. [Student leader WUER Kaixi - (thru translator) lists students' demands; wants to end corruption.] Wuer's talk with Li recalled.

Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John;
Spencer, Susan

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