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China, PR / Student Protests #568846

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 06, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: George Lewis) Students in Beijing, China, PR, reported debating whether or not to return to class following two weeks of protests; scenes shown, students quoted. Large march on Thursday shown. [Student leader FANG Chendei - says government must realize people are unhappy.] [American-born professor Victor GUO - says this time government learns from students.] Response of political leader Zhao Ziyang noted. Student leaders at Beijing Univ. reported stating boycott of classes will continue there in hopes of forcing government meeting with them. [STUDENT - predicts future trouble between government and students.]

Reporter(s):
Lewis, George;
Shriver, Maria
Duration:
00:02:50

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