Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
Scott Tong Discusses His Book "A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World"
Scott Tong's new book is a personal, journalistic discovery of China’s long and interrupted economic opening. More than a faraway story from a long time ago, it addresses the divisive questions about globalization and drawbridges that many countries are debating today.
About the Book
If you find yourself on the wrong side of history, no one tells yours. A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World is longtime public radio journalist Scott Tong’s long view of China’s links to the West, told through the lives of five people across five generations in his own family. He begins by pursuing the lives of relatives and ancestors whose stories are deliberately left out of the family conversation:
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