Search the Archive

US-China Relations / Bush-Hu Meeting / Oil #829506

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 20, 2006
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) Chinese President Hu Jintao’s first visit to the White House reviewed; scenes shown of a woman protestor {Wenyi Wang††} linked to the spiritual group Falun Gong, which is banned in China, and the protests outside the White House; details given of the issues the 2 leaders discussed. [BUSH – encourages more human rights in China; says we don’t agree on everything.] The censorship in China, the significance of the disruption and the progress on Iran discussed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on oil consumption by the US & China cited.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The impact of China’s growing demand for oil examined; predictions on cars & energy needs in China cited. [US DRIVER – reacts to the price of gas.] [Oil trader John KILDUFF†- notes China’s willingness to buy oil from locations the US would find repugnant.] [Yesterday, Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE – says there are places using oil as a weapon or for policies.] [China expert Elizabeth ECONOMY†- comments on China’s efforts to conserve oil.]

Williams, Brian;
Gregory, David;
Mitchell, Andrea

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.