Philip Pan on the Imprisonment of a Blind Farmer in China

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Philip Pan on the Imprisonment of a Blind Farmer in China
World Affairs Council: Nor Cal - World Affairs Council of Northern California
While capitalism has brought prosperity to China, to what extent have the country’s citizens pushed for greater political freedom? How have ideology and values been tested by the booming economy and the rush to get rich?Award-winning journalist and author of Out of Mao’s Shadow, Philip Pan joins the Council to tell the story of Chinese people pressing for political change in a nation undergoing a remarkable transformation.A foreign correspondent for The Washington Post and the newspaper's former Beijing bureau chief, he has won the Livingston Award for Young Journalists in international reporting, the Overseas Press Club's Bob Considine Award for best newspaper interpretation of international affairs, and the Asia Society's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia - World Affairs Council of Northern California

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