NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
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(Studio) China attacks Jordanian King Hussein's plan to create Palestinian state in West hank region of Jordan, now occupied by Israel. China is increasing influence in Mideast.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Aden, South Yemen) Closure of Suez Canal and British withdrawal in 1967 left Peoples Democrat Republic of Yemen in need of foreign aid. People's hospital specializes in acupuncture, and is covered with pictures of China's Chairperson Mao Chinese doctors respected. China funds construction of road to link agriculture areas with population center of Aden. Chinese projects have effectively countered Soviet influence in sensitive area.
REPORTER: Don North
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