CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 17, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Beijing, China, PR: John Sheahan) Death sentences for eight Chinese involved in pro-demo. demonstrations in Beijing reported; details given of capture of two more student leaders; scenes shown. [Voice of American spokesperson Alan PESSIN - talks about China's priorities.] Expulsion of Pessin and AP correspondent John Pomfret by Chinese government noted. [PESSIN - says Chinese government has made it impossible to cover the news.] Public ceremonies in Tiananmen Sq. shown.
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