At the Beijing Olympic games, China hoped to showcase the modern face of its rising power. Instead it’s faced with a potential public relations nightmare. China, human rights, and the latest efforts to harness the symbolism of the Olympics.

Guests

  • Joan Chen actor, director
  • Richard Pound member, International Olympic Committee
  • John Tkacik senior research fellow, Asian Studies, The Heritage Foundation
  • Cheng Li senior fellow and research director at the Brookings Institution's John L. Thornton China Center, a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and the author of "China's Changing Political Landscape."

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