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China-US Relations / Standoff / Diplomacy #397972

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The diplomatic efforts to win the release of 24 members of an American spy plane crew being held on Hainan Island, China, featured; photograph shown of the crew members; details given of the proposed agreement. [Secretary of State Colin POWELL - comments on the negotiations.] [US Army General Neal SEALOCK - talks about meeting with the crew.] [President BUSH - says the crew is being treated well.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Beijing: Barry Petersen) The anti-American propaganda campaign spreading through China featured. [Downed pilot Wang Wei's wife RUAN Guogin(thru translator) - says the Americans crashed her husband's plane.] [Chinese fighter pilot ZHAO Yu(thru translator) - says the Americans committed an "atrocity".]

(Studio: John Roberts) Poll results concerning the China-US standoff given.

Martin, David;
Petersen, Barry;
Roberts, John

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