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China Today: A New Look #455033

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 25, 1971
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(Studio) Report on how Chinese handle industry on local levels issued.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Peking, China (People's Republic)) Heavy industry managed and financed by state; others managed by local communities.
REPORTER: Alessandro Casella

(E. Hopeh Province, China (People's Republic)) 1,000s of inds. and workshops dvtd. in cntryside. Most work done by hand. Workers learn method by trial and error. Blueprints and technicians provided by state for 1 workshop, but workers had to build equipment.
REPORTER: Alessandro Casella

(Peking, China (People's Republic)) Twelve hsewives. set up factory; now more than 100 work here; pay equal. Factory kindergarten looks after young children. Older children looked after by relatives. Mrs. Woo talks about factory's founding. Ind. cheap to run; encourages local initiative; helps population enter machine age.
REPORTER: Alessandro Casella

(Studio) Govt. decentralizes industry also to spread out production ctrs. in case of attack. USSR has million men on China's North border.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Casella, Alessandro;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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