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China-Western Relations / Human Rights #340639

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 08, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Visit by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to China noted.

(Beijing: Bill Whitaker) Release by China of political prisoner Wuer Haixing following reports from Western visitors that relations with China can only occur with improvements in human rights featured; scenes shown. [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - comments.] Visiting British Prime Minister John Major recalled scolding Premier Li Peng for human rights abuses. [MAJOR - says pressure yields results.] [Foreign ministry spokesman WU Jianmin - (thru translator) responds.] Upcoming trips to China by former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti noted.

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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