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Subversive Ideas Circulate in China's New Popular Culture

China scholar Orville Schell has written nine books about China, as well as contributed to magazines and television. His latest book, "Mandate of Heaven," examines the Tiananmen Square massacre and looks at how the younger generation will come to power. He says popular culture has become the newest arena for dissent and political change.

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Other segments from the episode on September 22, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 22, 1994: Interview with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn; Interview with Orville Shchell; Review of the television shows "Madman of the People" and "The…

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