NBC Evening News for Monday, May 22, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Chinese army reported not enforcing Li Peng's declaration of martial law. Report introduced.
(Beijing, China: Keith Miller) Violent incident reported in suburb of Beijing, China. Treatment of soldiers by civilians discussed; details given, scenes shown of exhausted student protesters. Zhao Ziyang reported leading opposition to Li's crackdown on protesters; Deng Xiaoping mentioned. Parliamentary president Wan Li reported meeting with Vice President Dan Quayle in Washington, DC with regard to protest. Students' demands listed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Beijing, China: Keith Miller) No. of protesters noted diminishing now.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw)[China specialist Orville SCHELL, in New York City former assistant Secretary of State Richard HOLBROOKE - discuss situation in China; discuss roles of Li, Deng and Zhao.] (Studio: Tom Brokaw) Sympathy strike in Hong Kong for Chinese protesters reported