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China, PR / Executions #327555

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Three men reported executed in Shanghai, China, PR; details given of government version of student massacre, scenes shown. [China scholar William HINTON - says Chinese government has rewritten history of that day.] ["US News and World Report" spokesperson Dusko DODER - comments.] More pro-demo. protesters noted sentenced to death.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Admin. reaction to executions examined. [Secretary of State James BAKER - comments.] [Senator George MITCHELL - urges economy sanctions against China.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - comments on his meeting with Chinese amb.] President Bush's stance of possible sanctions noted.

Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John;
Stahl, Lesley

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