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China, PR / Student Protests #327514

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1989
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Chinese troops reported surrounding Tiananmen Sq. in Beijing, China. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: Richard Roth) Students reported attempting to block army's passage with their bodies; details given, scenes shown. Govt.-org. rally discussed; growing anti-American sentiment noted. Li Peng quoted re: protests.

(Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Deng Xiaoping's inability to control situation discussed. Historical background information with regard to Communist party's methods of controlling Chinese given. [China scholar Anthony KANE - comments.] [During Communist march, MAN - (thru translator) says this was not spontaneous rally.] Communist party noted singling out dissident Fang Lizhi as an enemy; scenes shown of Fang being burned in effigy.

Kuralt, Charles;
Roth, Richard;
Sheahan, John

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