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Nearly a century after its underground beginnings in a Shanghai schoolroom, the Chinese Communist Party today exerts remarkable control. Business deals require party approval. University courses reflect party doctrine. Party families amass incredible wealth while other enterprises are squeezed out. The party itself has over 80 million members, who range from lowly functionaries to unapproachable [...]
Speaker(s): Rowan Callick Date: 2000-08-01 Venue: Time: 6:00pm (arrive at 5:30pm)