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Chinese Visitors / Washington, DC #501229

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 29, 1979
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(White House) Arrival of Teng at White House for state dinner reported Details of dinner given. Guest list discussed. Teng's main interest in trip said business
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) A.M. arrival of Teng shown. Ceremonies shown. Teng attitude toward visit as evidence of anti-USSR alliance and United States rejection of this opinion reported [CARTER - details expectation from normalization.] [Thru interpreter TENG - speaks of peace threats.] Negotiation mtgs. between Teng and Carter anticipated. Teng's feeling with regard to USSR threat noted. Time interview with Teng with regard to Russian "polar bear" quoted. Lunch at State Department reported Teng quoted with regard to US-China understanding of USSR threat. Teng-Carter meeting today described; issues to be discussed outlined. Film shown of Teng and party
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Protesters outside White House noted. Groups listed; Taiwan mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Disturbances by uniden. woman and man in press stand during Carter speech reported Film shown. Woman quoted with regard to Teng Hsiao-ping. Pair identification as associate with west coast Communist news service; background with regard to Secret Service issuance of credentials given. Pair reported unarmed; security problems noted. Secret Service source quoted with regard to security rules. Constitution mentioned.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(DC) Report with regard to Pro-Taiwan demonstration at White House during welcoming ceremonies. Film shown; details given. Lafayette Park rally later in day shown; discussed. Teng Hsiao-ping and United States recognition of China (PR) mentioned. Protest march up Penn. Avenue to Capitol filmed; reaction by conservative Senators and Representatives noted. [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments.] Revolutionary Communist Party of American meeting reported; film shown.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Report with regard to Richard Nixon arrival at White House introduced
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) August 9, 1974, film of Nixon's departure from White House shown. Report and film of Nixon arrival in Washington, DC today shown; his role in US-China (PR) relations noted. Nixon's stay at Thurmond Clark estate cited. Carter and Mrs. Tip O'Neill quoted with regard to Nixon presence at state dinner for Teng. Nixon arrival at White House shown.

(Studio) Special report with regard to dinner announced. Exchange of visits by Chairperson Hua Kuofeng and President Carter announced. Segment 3 noted as eliminated tonight.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Dancy, John;
Hart, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Woodruff, Judy

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