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China Scholar Orville Schell.

China scholar Orville Schell. He will be talking about President Clinton's imminent visit to China. Schell has appeared on ABC, NBC, and CBS, and produced shows for Frontline and Sixty Minutes. He's a board member of the Yale-China Association and Human Rights Watch, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Schell was just appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. Schell has written many books on China. His last was "Mandate of Heaven: A New Generation of Enterpreneurs, Dissidents, Bohemians, and Technocrats Lays Claim to China's Future." (Simon & Schuster, 1994). He's currently working on a book that examines Western notions of Tibet, especially in Hollywood, as well as another volume of the China Reader, dealing with the Deng Xiaoping years.


Other segments from the episode on June 24, 1998

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 24, 1998: Interview with Orville Schell; Review of Jeff Buckley's album "Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk."


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