CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 10, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.
(Beijing: Bill Whitaker) Chinese Premier Li Peng reported revoking martial law order in Beijing, China; details given of response to revocation, scenes shown from Beijing. [SOLDIER - (thru translator) orders soldiers from Tiananmen Square.] [LI - (thru translator) comments on situation.] Last summer's massacre in Tiananmen Square and subsequent government crackdown recalled. [Student leader WUER Kaixi - (thru translator) comments on lifting of martial law.] [International lawyer Matthew DERSANI - says China needs resumption of foreign investment.]
(Washington: Lesley Stahl) President Bush's response to China's lifting of martial law examined. [Vice President Dan QUAYLE - praises decision.] Representative William Broomfield quoted on screen regarding situation. [Representative Nancy PELOSI - comments.] [State Department's Margaret TUTWILER - asserts United States stance on economic aid to China.] [National Committee on Chinese Student Affairs HAICHING Zhao - questions administration's China policy.]
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