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The Great Wager – U.S.-China Ties from Nixon to Now
Veteran journalists Jane Perlez and Scott Tong will talk about their new radio series and their own experiences on reporting from China.
Veteran journalists Jane Perlez and Scott Tong will talk about their new radio series and their own experiences on reporting from China for The New York Times and Marketplace Radio. The series is being broadcast by NPR and WBUR and will be available for download.
About the Series:
With money, power and political standing at stake, America’s relationship with China is tenuous. But it wasn’t always that way. The Great Wager is a five-part series that tells the story of the extraordinary encounter that brought these two countries together, the secret collaborations born from that meeting — and the reverberations we’re still feeling today.
About the Reporters:
Jane Perlez is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, fellow at the Harvard Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and most recently the China bureau chief for The New York Times.
Scott Tong is now co-host of the NPR/WBUR Here & Now program. Before that, he was a senior correspondent at Marketplace. He was Marketplace’s China bureau chief, based in Shanghai, 2006 until 2010. He shared his book, A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World at USCI in 2017 (interview | presentation).
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?