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China, PR / Government Crackdown #328471

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Students who defaced portrait of Mao Tse-tung during pro-demo. demonstration in Tiananmen Sq. reported sentenced to prison in Beijing, China, PR; details given, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Bill Whitaker) People's Liberation Army's attempt to assuage people's feelings after massacre of students examined. [SOLDIER - (thru translator) comments on army's improving image.] [Uniden. STUDENT - says he fears army now.] [China scholar Anne THURSTON - says people will never forget massacre.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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