Beijing Olympics 2008

Beijing Olympics Experiment Reveals Biological Link Between Air Pollution Exposure, Cardiovascular Disease

May 15, 2012

Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers and colleagues have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.

Wang, Never Forget National Humiliation: History Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations, 2012

January 1, 2012

Zheng Wang's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo in December 2012 and is included here via Creative Commons license.

Senate Minority Report, Another US Deficit -- China and America -- Public Diplomacy in the Age of the Internet, February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011

A report prepared by the staff of the Republican minority on the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Senator Richard Lugar, ranking minority member, released the report.

Congressional Research Service, "China's Economy and the Beijing Olympics," August 6, 2008

August 6, 2008

China will host the 2008 Olympic Summer Games from August 8 to 24, 2008.

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, “2008 Reporting Environment,” Summer 2008

July 1, 2008

A summary of recent experiences of foreign journalists and suggestions for those reporters going to China to cover the Olympics.

Steven Spielberg withdraws as Olympics advisor, 2008

February 12, 2008

Statement from Steven Spielberg Regarding Beijing Olympic Games and Darfur

Steven Spielberg to Hu Jintao on Darfur, Nov. 2007

December 13, 2007

On Dec. 13, 2007, Steven Spielberg released the text of a second letter to the President of China, Hu Jintao, in which he urgently appeals to China to use its influence at this most critical moment to bring an end to the genocide in Darfur. Spielberg is serving as an artistic director for the upcoming Beijing Olympics.

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, “China Yet to Fulfill Olympic Pledge of Free Media Coverage, Harrassment Still Common,” August 1, 2007

August 1, 2007

163 of FCCC’s correspondent members responded to the survey, 133 were based in Beijing, 12 in Shanghai, and 4 in other Chinese cities.

U.S. Department of State, "Country Reports on Terrorism 2006," April 30, 2007

April 30, 2007

The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.