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New Leaders for China


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A paramilitary policeman passes the portrait of China's President Hu Jintao on October 30, 2012 in Beijing, China.
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A paramilitary policeman passes the portrait of China's President Hu Jintao on October 30, 2012 in Beijing, China.

China's Communist Party is getting ready for a leadership transition -- something that happens once a decade. Starting Nov. 8, a new generation of party leaders will begin to take the helm. Who will become the new top officials, and how might the shift affect U.S.-China relations?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China" and a contributor to Forbes.com
  • Jocelyn Ford, journalist and independent documentary filmmaker
  • Peter Kwong, professor of Asian-American studies and urban affairs at Hunter College, The City University of New York
  • Xiao Qiang, adjunct professor in the UC Berkeley School of Information and founder and editor-in-chief of the China Digital Times

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