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Reagan / China, PR Trip #536751

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1984
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(Studio) Chinese government reported censoring President Reagan's televised speech, omitting his references to USSR and capitalism.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Peking, China, PR) President's continued visit here examined; films shown. [REAGAN - claims United States and China are united in opposing threat to international peace by USSR .] Premier Zhao Ziyang's criticism of both United States and USSR for nuclear arms race and US policy in Central America and Middle East mentioned. [REAGAN - isn't surprised at China's experiment with capitalism.] Zhao's remarks on United States arms sales to Taiwan outlined; censorship of Reagan's speech attacking USSR and praising religion and democracy noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Nancy Reagan's presentation of donation raised by United States school children to Peking Zoo's panda program reported; film shown. [REAGAN - comments on baby panda.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Peking, China, PR) Popularity of basketball here noted; game between Chinese amateurs and former United States professionals featured. Films shown. Pete Maravich and Rick Barry shown.
REPORTER: Emery King

Brokaw, Tom;
King, Emery;
Wallace, Chris

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