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Campaign 1976 / Reagan / California / Ntlst. China #43578

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 29, 1976
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan counts on win in California. Campaigns there. Charges Ford admin. preparing to sacrifice Ntlst. Chinese government in order to recognize People's Republic of China Ntlst. China claims it is armed and self-reliant for its defense. Quemoy Island featured; also Matsu.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Matsu, China) United States military adviser functions in propaganda war between the 2 Chinas. Washington, DC said to have assured Peking it would pull out military advisers from Ntlst. China, and otherwise reduce support for Taiwan government Mil. strength of Chinese on Matsu said great. Defense of Taiwan is purpose of is. military strength. Propaganda balloons and explosives sent by ntlsts. and Communists across straits dividing the two countries. Importance of Matsu interpreted.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Koppel, Ted

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