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China-US Relations / Spy Scandal / Cox Report #387585

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The release of the Cox report giving details of the Chinese spy scandal reported. [President CLINTON - talks about US-China relations.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) Concerns about the stolen military secrets and US national security reported. [Senator Richard SHELBY - says China's arsenal will change quickly.] [Select China Committee Representative John SPRATT - says China's military skills are still behind ours.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Beijing: Barry Petersen) Countercharges that the Cox Report is supposed to deflect attention away from the accidental bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, reported. [PERSON (thru translator) - says the espionage accusations are a "fallacy".] ["South China Morning Post" Willy Wo-Lap LAM - says the people believe their government.]

Martin, David;
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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