Sidney Shapiro was an American-born Chinese author and translator who lived in China from 1947 to 2014. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was of Jewish ethnicity. He lived in Beijing for over a half century and was a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Council. Wikipedia*
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Sidney Shapiro has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Senate Committee.