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Anticipating How China Will Treat Hong Kong

Journalist Stan Sesser is a former staff writer for the New Yorker and the senior fellow of the Human Rights Center at the University of California at Berkeley. He's been following the imminent takeover of the British-ruled Hong Kong by the Chinese government. He says while Hong Kong will most likely preserve its economic freedom, the July 1 takeover calls into question the future of its democratic government and civil-liberties laws.

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Other segments from the episode on February 25, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 25, 1997: Interview with Stan Sesser; Review of Julie Hecht's book " Do the Windows Open?"; Interview with Julie Hecht.

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