CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(White House: John Roberts) The sale of older military technology to Taiwan despite protests from China reported; details given of plans not to sell destroyers with the sophisticated Aegis radar system. [President BUSH - says he upheld his obligation to Taiwan.] [Taipei Representative to the US C.J. CHEN - says there is no way that Taiwan could threaten China.] [Minority Leader Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says he questions whether the right decision was made.] [Former United States ambassador to China James LILLEY - says the Chinese have made the arms sales into a nationalistic issue.]
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