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China, PR / Student Protests #568696

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 27, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Keith Miller) Decision by protesting students to end occupation of Tiananmen Sq. in Beijing, China, PR, featured; details given of government's media campaign to support leader Li Peng; scenes shown from Chinese TV. Apparent purge of moderate government leaders detailed; stmts. from ex- pres. Li Xiannian and People's Congress chairperson Wan Li quoted; Zhao Ziyang mentioned. [Student leader XIONG Zhao Hui - says students can't solve government problem.] Impact of student protest reviewed.

(Studio: Maria Shriver) Telephone report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Keith Miller) Today's student march previewed.

(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Arthur Kent) Students leaving Beijing featured; scenes shown of students boarding trains bound for home. [STUDENT - (thru translator) comments.] [Second STUDENT -says he will go home and tell others what happened in Beijing.] [Third STUDENT - says he may come back again.]

Kent, Arthur;
Shriver, Maria;
Miller, Keith

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