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China-Taiwan Relations / House Measure / Art Exhibition #405684

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1996
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Approval by the United States House of Representatives of a resolution calling on the United States to defend Taiwan against Chinese attack reported; vote count shown.

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Jenkins) The controversy over the opening of an exhibit of Chinese art featured; scenes shown from the exhibit. [Metropolitan Museum of Art senior curator James C.Y. WATT - says the opposition is political.] The backdrop of China's military exercises off the coast of Taiwan, which has led to President Clinton sending Navy ships to the region, briefly reviewed. [China Institution President Alan WACHMAN - comments.] The 20th century intrigue around Chinese art treasures reviewed. [Metropolitan Museum of Art director Philippe de MONTEBELLO - gives speech about the art.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Jenkins, Brian;
Meserve, Jeanne

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