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China, PR / Unrest / American Evacuations #327815

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Bush administration's response to situation in China examined. Evacuation of Americans in Beijing discussed; scenes shown. [State Department spokesperson Margaret TUTWILER - outlines United States evacuation plan.] [In China, AMERICANS - comment on lack of flights out of cntry.] [Senator Brock ADAMS - urges State Department to get people out of China.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) United States ambassador James Lilley reported protesting shootings at American compound; details given of his meeting with Chinese officials. Lilley noted asserting that Deng Xiaoping and Li Peng remain in control of government Dissident Fang Lizhi noted still at American embassy in Beijing.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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