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China / United States Trade / Human Rights #332835

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 21, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush announcement, expected tomorrow, renewing China's most favored nation trade status while disregarding human rights violations, reported. Report introduced.

(Beijing: John Sheahan) China human rights situation examined. In Washington, scientists and academics led by Soviet physicist Yuri Orlov reported vowing to boycott conferences in China until dissident Fang Lizhi and wife can be freed from hiding at United States embassy in China. Details given; historical scenes shown. [February 1989, FANG - gives speech.] [Son FANG Ke - comments on father's cause.] Beijing University freshman class noted returning after year of military discipline and Marxist indoctrination. [US exchange professor Gilbert ROY - comments on government efforts.]

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

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