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China, PR / Student Protests #569098

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Chinese soldiers reported surrounding Tiananmen Sq. in Beijing, China; map of city shown. Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: Arthur Kent) Demonstrators reported forcing soldiers to retreat from Sq.; details given, photos shown. Students noted continuing to call for Li Peng's resignation.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Beijing, China: Arthur Kent) Chinese news noted not mentioning incident.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China: Keith Morrison) Govt. reported claiming to have won control over student protesters; details given, scenes shown. [MAN - (thru translator) says he supports government] [STUDENT - comments on goals of protest.] Other exs. of anti-government activity given; scenes shown. Communist party sources quoted with regard to Li's political problems.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Chinese officials reported blaming protests upon foreign influences.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kent, Arthur;
Morrison, Keith

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