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US-China Relations / Clinton Visit #425429

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 24, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(White House: John King) The start of President Clinton's nine-day trip to China despite opposition to China's human rights record featured. [CLINTON - says he wants to explain America to China.] [Senator Paul WELLSTONE - criticizes ceremony.] [Independent Federation of Chinese Students Ci Ping HUANG - questions Clinton's going to Tiananmen Square.] The issues of China's access to United States missile technology and China's steady hand during the Asian economic crisis noted. [Representative Dana ROHRABACHER, Johns Hopkins/SAIS David LAMPTON - offer views on US-China relations and the trip.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Former Communist party official Zhao Ziyang said urging the Chinese government to acknowledge that the Tiananmen Square massacre was a mistake noted.

King, John;
Woodruff, Judy

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