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Group, The; U.S. policy towards China


5/21/96 China Trade

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Group, The
U.S. policy towards China
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Alan Berger, Editorial writer, The Boston Globe; Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast regional director, Amnesty International; Merle Goldman, Professor of Chinese history, Boston University; William Kirby, Professor of modern Chinese history; Shen Tong, President, Democracy for China Fund; William Alford , Author, To Steal a Book is an Elegant Thing, Director, East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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