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Teng Visit #57933

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 1979
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(Studio) Chinese vice-premier Teng Hsiao-ping's departure from Washington, DC for Atlanta reported Film shown. National security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and Secretary State Cyrus Vance noted to have attended ceremonial departure from DC Mall, after which Teng left by helicopter for Andrews AFB.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Atlanta, Georgia) Teng's day in Atlanta detailed; demonstrations in front of his hotel mentioned. His address to Atlanta Chamber of Commerce luncheon noted. [TENG - (thru interpreter) comments on world peace, US-China relations and hegemony.] Chinese leader's references to USSR reported Those attending banquet said to be Georgia indists. Teng's visits to grave of Martin Luther King, Junior, and Ford Motors assembly plant, where he was hosted by Ford chairperson Henry Ford II, stated.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

(Studio) Joint statement released by White House and Chinese after Teng's departure from Washington, DC noted to have caused controversy due to use of word "hegemony." Details given. 1972 Shanghai Agreement mentioned. USSR news agency Tass response to Chinese statements about Sovs. during United States visit reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Laurie, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank

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