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China, PR / Beijing #327441

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) More arrests of pro-demo. students in China reported Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Chinese military reported escorting reporters to Tiananmen Sq. and telling their version of student massacre story. [SOLDIERS - (thru translator) say there was no bloodshed here.] Chinese government noted determined to rewrite history.

(Beijing, China: Bob Simon) Bloodstains shown where government noted claiming that no blood was shed; details given of government propaganda. Mood in Tiananmen Sq. contrasted to that prior to student massacre; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:04:20

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