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China, P.R. #459994

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 1971
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(Studio) People's Republic of China, orders all soldiers to return to units; China expected to make important announcement soon; October 1st National Day parade canceled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hong Kong) Chairperson Mao Tse-tung believed ill; Premier Chou En-lai cancels appts. with foreign visitors; military and civilian aircraft grounded earlier in wk.; shake up of Chinese political leaders may be imminent.
REPORTER: Phil Brady

(Ottawa, Canada) People's Republic of China, Canada embassy denies rumors of chairperson Mao's heart attack.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Politburo member Liu Shao-Chi may be involved in shake-up.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Brady, Phil;
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John
Duration:
00:03:50

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