NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Chinese sources quoted with regard to number of secret executions of those linked with democrat movement in China, PR. Report introduced.
(Beijing, China: Jim Maceda) Chinese government reported claiming to be cracking down upon corrupt officials; details given, scenes shown of jailed local officials (named.) Govt.'s pressuring of people to inform on violators of law discussed. [Govt. spokesperson YUAN Mu - says people are tired of government corruption.] Conservatives noted blaming former Communist party leader Zhao Ziyang for failing to stop corruption.
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