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US-China Relations / Scowcroft Visit #566281

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 11, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) President Bush recalled sending national security advisor Brent Scowcroft &Dep. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger to meet with Deng Xiaoping in Beijing, China; details given of criticism of action just mos. after Tiananmen Sq. massacre, scenes shown. [Senators George MITCHELL, Mitch McCONNELL, Sam NUNN - criticize Bush.] [BUSH - defends his actions; comments on Chinese missile sales to Middle E.] [Chinese STUDENT - says Bush move will hurt pro-demo. movement in China.] Henry Kissinger and Richard Nixon reported urging Bush to renew contact with Chinese government

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Bush quoted with regard to USSR 's perceptions of his contact with Chinese government

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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