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US-China Trade / Most Favored Nation Status #332748

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 16, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Bush reported he has not made up his mind on the status of US-China trade as Congress opens hearings on question.

(Beijing: John Sheahan) Impact that loss of United States market could have on China's economy examined; scenes shown from Wujan, China. [US- China Business Council John FRISBIE - talks about US-China trade.] [Attorney Matthew BERSANI - says United States would be hurt if favored nation status is revoked.] Feeling held by some that threatening Chinese trade is last weapon Bush has left to win freedom of anti-Communist Fang Lizhi noted. [Human rights advocate Robin MUNRO - says China is a "human rights disaster."] [Fugitive LIU Jinghua - (thru translator) says economic sanctions would be effective.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Sheahan, John

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