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Seeking History in Subei: Generational Stories from China's Rise

In his reporting for the Marketplace radio program, journalist Scott Tong has always helped listeners understand the individual people behind the flood of statistical information pouring out of China.

Magic Weapons: China's political influence activities under Xi Jinping

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A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial

A Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story of the ferocious "art war" that raged between 1979 and 1984 over what kind of memorial should be built to honor the men and women who died in the Vietnam War. The story intertwines art, politics, historical memory, patriotism, racism, and a fascinating set of characters, from those who fought in the conflict and those who resisted it to politicians at the highest level.

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