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Mao Dies #490341

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 09, 1976
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(Studio) Mao Tse-tung dies. Details of life given; effect on People's Republic of China considered.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Hong Kong) Chinese television broadcast shown. Effect on Hong Kong discussed. Effect on People's Republic of China discussed.
REPORTER: Leonard Pratt

(Studio) Mao credited with opening new relations with US. Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger visits recalled. Washington, DC reaction reported
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Gerald Ford takes note of Mao death. [FORD -pays tribute to Mao and his influence.] Kissinger speaks of effect on US-People's Republic of China relations [KISSINGER - speaks of Mao's successors.] People's Republic of China future uncertain.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) USSR reaction described. Taiwan radio announces Mao death as good news. Mao to be profiled later.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Pratt, Leonard;
Valeriani, Richard

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