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China / Deng's Death / Jiang #374182

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Statements by China's new leader Jiang Zemin concerning the state of China in the wake of the death of former leader Deng Xiaoping reported.

(Boston: Anthony Mason) The reaction to Deng's death from Chinese Americans featured; scenes shown from the Boston outpost of these exiles. [Democracy for China president XIANG Tong, former reporter in China LIU Binyong, Human Rights Watch Mike JENDRZEJCZYK - say now China has hope for change; comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Discussion with expert Sidney Rittenburg about the new Chinese leaders presented; his background in China reviewed. [RITTENBURG - says the leaders are more worried about challenges; comments on the reform movement.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan

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