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Washington Notebook (US-China Relations) #368195

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 1996
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) US-China relations examined in light of the confirmation of former Tennessee Senator Jim Sasser as ambassador to China, which had been long delayed by Senator Jesse Helms. [SASSER - hopes for better understanding between the two governments.] [October 24, President of China, JIANG Zemin - (thru translator) says there is only one China.] The dispute between the two countries about the treatment of Taiwan by the US noted. [Representative Newt GINGRICH - says most Americans back freedom in Taiwan.] [Former Clinton advisor for China Stanley ROTH - outlines the case for Taiwan.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - hopes there is no cold war with China.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN, SASSER - say it is a serious sovereignty issue.]

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Schieffer, Bob
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00:03:30

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