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US-China Relations / Technology Sale #624353

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The investigation into the "China connection" in which campaign funds from China may have influenced President Clinton's decisions on the sale of satellite technology to China examined; details given of the role of Loral CEO Bernard Schwartz, who was the biggest Clinton donor and was allowed to deal with China. [Senator Fred THOMPSON - raises questions on influence.] [CLINTON, SCHWARTZ - offer denials.] The issue of whether United States security was endangered by missile technology sales to China noted. [Attorney General Janet RENO - says the Justice Department will investigate.] Statement from Johnny Chung that he funnelled money from the Chinese military to the Democratic Party recalled.

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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