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China, PR / Zhao Ouster / Hong Kong Protests #569206

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 24, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Beijing, China, PR: Martin Fletcher) Communist party in China reported replacing ousted Zhao Ziyang with mayor of Shanghai, Jiang Zemin; details given of surprise selection of Jiang. [On September 1, 1987, on "Today", JIANG - talks about American investments in China.] Pol. hard-liners reported now controlling pols. in China; details given of China's need to restore foreign relations and rule over nation that has had taste of democrat; scenes shown of arrests. Demonstration in Hong Kong in support of pro-demo. movement noted, shown.

Fletcher, Martin;
Shriver, Maria

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