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In addition to interviews with those whose work was featured on American front pages and broadcasts, the series includes interviews with Chinese and American officials who sought to manage coverage of China or of specific events, such as Nixon’s historic 1972 trip.
For several of the segments in the series, Chinese sub-titled versions are available.
Mike Chinoy, the distinguished former CNN Asia correspondent and USC U.This segment discusses reporting on the period through 1976, when deaths of Zhou Enlai and Mao Zedong triggered political skirmishes and the Tangshan earthquake took a quarter-million lives.With the restoration of formal diplomatic relations on Jan.This segment focuses on the work of journalists reporting on the civil war that ended with Mao Zedong atop Tiananmen proclaiming the establishment of the People’s Republic.Largely excluded from China, American journalists in the 1950s and 1960s had to try to report on the tumultuous changes in the world’s biggest nation from its periphery.America’s most famous journalists clamored to go with the president, though most had no idea what they might find, telling us “it was like going to the moon.” This segment shows how both governments worked to shape the coverage and how journalists struggled to report on the historic visit. S.-China discussions, China was only slightly more open to Americans than it had been.American journalists were only permitted to visit for brief periods.Clayton Dube conceived of the project and supervises it.segments have been screened for universities and organizations across America and China and elsewhere in East Asia.The press also paid attention to the new family planning policy and to the stirrings of dissent.Deng Xiaoping and the reformers he installed in top positions dramatically loosened economic and social controls in the mid-1980s.