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China Imposition of Media Restrictions #826122

CNN Special for Friday, May 19, 1989

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1) Live coverage of Chinese officials in CNN's Beijing control room informing CNN it must cease transmission (the beginning of this coverage was not recorded). 2) CNN Evening News reported by Emory and Kelley with report re: White House reaction by Sesno; taped segment by Chinoy with excerpt of speech by Premier Li Peng; replay of Chinese helicopters over Tiananmen Square; live telephone report by Shaw after cessation of video transmission; taped report by Shaw re: Chinese troops with TV host Yue Sai Kan, and excerpt of Li Peng speech; footage of students urging troops to turn back; interview by Emory with George Washington University Professor Harold C. Hinton.


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