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China, PR / Student Protests / Unrest #327831

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Premier Li Peng reported believed to have ordered massacre of students in Tiananmen Sq. in Beijing, China. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: John Sheahan) Student leaders reported ordered to surrender or be tracked down by soldiers; details given, scenes shown. [Ambassador James LILLEY - comments.] Li noted angry that United States embassy is sheltering dissident Fang Lizhi; scenes shown of his burning in effigy last wk. at government rally.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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