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China, P.R. / Revolts #43094

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) Crowd of 100,000 burn vehicles, throw stones and loot offices of secret police in support of late premier Chou En-lai and against Chairperson Mao Tse-tung and wife. Militia regain control of square
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(People's Republic of China) When Chou died, it appeared his moderate policies would be carried on. His protege, Teng Hsiao-ping, delivered eulogy. Instead, Teng disappeared and wall posters went up denouncing Chou and his policies. Attacks came from political left, which Mao supports. Moderates and conservatives who supported Chou revolt.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara (narrates)

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Reasoner, Harry

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