A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Q&A with Fu Hongxing, Director of "Mr. Deng Goes to Washington"
Watch the Q&A session with director Fu Hongxing following the screening of his new documentary that delves into the lesser known details of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s historic trip to the United States in 1979.
Mr. Deng Goes to Washington (旋风九日) is a documentary chronicling the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s famous nine-day visit to the United States in 1979, only a month after China established diplomatic relations with the US for the first time after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The film retraces his pivotal visit that shifted China’s diplomacy.
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