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Changing China / Taiwan #558481

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 27, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Taiwanese government's reaction to unauthorized trip here this weekend by 21 journalists reported; Peking's treatment of pair described, shown.

(Taiwan: Henry Champ) Indications of easing tensions between Taiwan and China examined; details given, scenes shown. Taiwan's continued paranoia described. [Taiwan information office spokesperson Yu-Ming SHAW - cites possibility of Chinese invasion from sea; claims daily concern over threat of invasion is not exaggeration.] Public's increase push for right to visit mainland noted. History of Taiwan's severance from mainland China reviewed; file footage shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States relations with both China and Taiwan described; Premier Zhao Ziyang's statement on issue reported

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry

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