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China, PR / Fang Lizhi / Government Crackdown #568942

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 11, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Tom Brokaw) China's government reported requesting that US turn over dissident Fang Lizhi and his wife, who have been granted sanctuary by American embassy in Beijing; details given in audio report Astonishing change in Beijing since recent massacre reported; scenes shown from city and from Chinese television of arrests of "counterrevolutionaries." Incident in which Chinese television intercepted transmission by ABC of interview with man critical of Chinese government noted; scenes shown of his arrest.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Explanation given of new policy for NBC's interviews with Chinese due to danger to those speaking out.

Brokaw, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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