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Tibet #69641

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 21, 1981
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(Studio) Opening of Tibet to outsiders considered. Poland noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Lhasa, Tibet) Scenes shown, include some from movie "Lost Horizon." Office of Tibet tape shown. History recalled. Effect of communism on Tibet noted. Old film shown. 1959 rebellion recalled. Scenes shown. After death of Mao Tse-tung, cultural foundation said restored to Tibet. Significance of religion noted. Barley as national staple, once banned by Chinese communists, said returning. Free enterprise noted. Tensions in section stressed.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim
Duration:
00:04:10

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