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China, PR / Executions / United States Reaction #569169

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Executions reported continuing in China, PR; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(DC: Mike Jensen) Mounting pressure in United States to impose economy sanctions against China, PR, examined. [After passing resolution condemning executions, Representatives Barbara BOXER, Richard GEPHARDT - want killings stopped.] Predicted impact of sanctions discussed. [PEOPLE - comment.] [Kansas farmer Charles BECKER - says Chinese people will be hurt by an embargo.] [Dataquest spokesperson Tom WANG - says Japanese companies would step in if United States companies withdraw.] Past United States embargoes against Panama and USSR recalled; Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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