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  • News Coverage of China
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    News Coverage of China

    New Yorker Magazine correspondents who have covered China for two generations talked about their coverage of that country and U.S. and Chinese perceptions of each other.

  • China A Status Report
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    China: A Status Report

    Peter Hessler and Leslie Chang talked about National Geographic’s May special issue on China, including the Chinese middle class, political dissent, health, and cultural issues. They speculated about…

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    River Town

    Mr. Hessler described his experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in the city of Fuling, in China’s Sichuan province. In River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, published by Harper Collins,…

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    Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present

    Peter Hessler talked about his book Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China’s Past and Present, published by HarperCollins. He derived the title from an archaeological site in China where the…