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Mao Tse-Tung Death / China Leadership Recapped #45623

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 09, 1976
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(Studio) China (P.R.) chairman Mao Tse-tung dies at age of 82; cause of death not announced; Mao had been ill for years Mao's death leaves only Marshall Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia of group of 20th century revolutionaries who became cults in their ntns. and abroad.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Hong Kong) Report on life of Mao and leadership of China. (Films of Chinese wars, education, farming and industry after Mao's Communist takeover, signing treaty with USSR , cultural revolution of 1960's and mtgs. with US Presidents Nixon and Ford and Pakistan Prime Min. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto shown.)
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

(Studio) China (P.R.) will begin week of mourning Saturday; no details of funeral available but Chinese officials say no foreign dignitaries will be invited. Radio stations in Taiwan treat Mao's death as good news.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Reasoner, Harry

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