ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 01, 1981
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(Studio) New Communist party chairperson Hu Yaobang reported making 1st official appearance; details given, films shown. Hu's remarks on Mao Tse-tung noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(No location given) Implications of Hu's rise to power in relation to China's Maoist traditions examined; films shown. Mao's role in China's history recalled; films, photos shown. Chiang Kai-shek mentioned. [UCLA pol. science department spokesperson Richard BAUM - notes sources of opposition to changes in China.] Econ. problems in China examined.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie
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