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China, P.R. / Theories / USSR Spies #454583

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) French ambassador to Peking confers with high Chinese representatives; says something going on, but he can't say what. New theory is power struggle crisis between moderates led by Chou En-lai and radicals led by Dep. Premier Lin Piao and Air Force head, Wu Fa-hsien. Surmised losing radicals may have gotten Air Force plane to go out of cntry., but it was shot down. Rptd. Soviet team reported on identity of bodies. Expulsion of Soviet spies from Britain thought to be reason for Soviet meeting
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Many left Sunday 200 reported to have sailed on "Baltica" bound for Leningrad. Vodka in all cabins reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

Chancellor, John

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