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Reporting on China's Economic Rise

Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn were Beijing correspondents for "The New York Times" from 1988 to 1993. They won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. They have just written a book called "China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power." It explores the contradiction in China of a booming economy paired with terrible human rights abuses, as the country struggles to become a new world power.


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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