For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.
An Interview With Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes
Originally published by US-China Today. Written by Catherine Wang.
Emmy-winning news correspondent Bill Whitaker recently visited USC, hosted by the Institute for Diversity and Empowerment at Annenberg (IDEA). Whitaker, who for decades covered issues on the West Coast for CBS Evening News, is now a correspondent for “60 Minutes.” US-China Today sat down with Whitaker to learn about his time as a CBS News correspondent in Asia from 1989 to 1992. Watch our video to hear about his experiences covering the Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.