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    AFTER AN HISTORIC VISIT TO COMMUNIST CHINA, MOST MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN TABLE TENNIS DELEGATION RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES SUNDAY (APRIL 18). +IT WAS FANTASTIC, REALLY FANTASTIC,+ SUMMED UP GLEN COWAN THE LONG-GBP-843XXX HAIRED SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA YOUTH WHOSE FRIENDSHIP WITH CHINESE TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS IN JAPAN WAS CREDITED WITH HELPING TO PAVE THE WAY FOR THE VISIT.

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    Background: AFTER AN HISTORIC VISIT TO COMMUNIST CHINA, MOST MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN TABLE TENNIS DELEGATION RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES SUNDAY (APRIL 18). +IT WAS FANTASTIC, REALLY FANTASTIC,+ SUMMED UP GLEN COWAN THE LONG-GBP-843XXX HAIRED SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA YOUTH WHOSE FRIENDSHIP WITH CHINESE TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS IN JAPAN WAS CREDITED WITH HELPING TO PAVE THE WAY FOR THE VISIT. COWAN ALSO SAID THAT HE FELT CHOU-EN-LAI WAS VERY INTELLIGENT AND AMIABLE, AND THAT HE THOUGHT THAT HE +COULD MEDIATE BETWEEN HIS HIM AND NIXON VERY EASILY.+
    THE LEADER OF THE TABLE TENNIS TEAM, GRAHAM STEENHOVEN, SAID THAT THE TRIP WAS SPONTANEOUS AND NOT PLANNED AS SOME HAVE CLAIMED. HE WENT ON TO SAY THAT NO POLITICS WERE DISCUSSED AND THEY MADE ONLY TWO REQUESTS OF THEIR CHINESE HOSTS THAT THEY BE ALLOWED TO SEE THE GREAT WALL, AND CHOU EN -LAI.

    THE FILM SHOWS THE TEAM ARRIVING IN LOS ANGELES ACTUALLY ONLY SIX MEMBERS OF THE TEAM ARRIVED IN LOS ANGELES). SHOWS THE PRESS CONFERENCE WITH FIRST STEENHOVENS RE MARKS AND THEN COWAN'S.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4RZVLLLI6LG1UYL2Z4S5NXH0W
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RZVLLLI6LG1UYL2Z4S5NXH0W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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