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Changing China / Rural Economy #558516

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 29, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Mai Li Twp., China, PR: Garrick Utley) Impact of limited free enterprise on rural China's economy progress examined; details given, scenes shown. Farmer Zhen Sufu cited as example [ZHEN - (thru translator) notes incrd. willingness to work for own advancement now.] Similar industry revolution in rural China considered; worker Mao Yunzheng's experience with upward mobility described. [MAO - (thru translator) describes their lifestyle, goals for the future.] [Reform program's architect, DU Runsheng - (thru translator) defs. free enterprise as long as exploitation doesn't occur.] [MAN - (thru translator) describes his dreamhouse ] Implications for political.. changes as well considered.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Incr. immigration into urban areas from rural areas noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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