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Taiwan / Presbyterian Minister #463849

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 30, 1972
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(Studio) Nationalist Chinese and Communist Chinese both lay claim to Taiwan.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Taiwan) Dr. Harry Beeby is 51 year old English Presbyterian minister. He and wife Joyce came to Taiwan 22 years ago. He teaches at Tainan Theological College. Nationalist government refuses to renew their visas. [BEEBY - says government has been watching him since he became principal of college, 1 1/2 years ago. Says it is not a free democratic society. Says Taiwanese want chance to have a separate state.] On last Susday at his church, secret police attend. He tells congregation they have right to choose their government. His followers weep. 200,000 people belong to Presbyterian Church - largest united group of Taiwanese on Island. Government recognizes their potential more than people themselves.
REPORTER: Phil Brady

Reporter(s):
Brady, Phil;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:10

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