NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1979
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(Studio) Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal's arrival in Tokyo, Japan, for trade talks reported Blumenthal's 9-day visit to China (PR) recalled.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Shanghai, China, PR) Potential for economy ties with China (PR) outlined; film shown. China's desire for United States to reduce tariffs on its goods stated. Blumenthal's success in getting China to reimburse American business for property seized in Communist takeover noted; film shown. Remaining barriers to trade treaty between United States and China outlined. American Export-Import Bank mentioned. 1949 Communist takeover of American legation building examined. Port of Shanghai mentioned.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine