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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(Beijing: Andrea Koppel) The conviction of Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, who was on trial on charges of conspiring against the government, featured; scenes shown from Beijing, where Wei is a virtual unknown and of Wei, who has long been detained and imprisoned for his activities. [Human Rights Watch/Asia Mike JENDRZEJCZYK - says Wei is the father of democracy in China.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The White House said condemning Wei's sentence while Representative Joseph Kennedy called on the United States to use financial clout to gain Wei's release. [KENNEDY - says China is dependent on United States trade.] Representative Tom Lantos quoted.
- Bowker, Hilary;
- Koppel, Andrea;
- Woodruff, Judy
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