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PBS NewsHour | Dissident's Escape: an 'Opportunity' for Chinese Government? | PBS

Duration: 09:30
Program: PBS NewsHour #10317
Broadcast Date: Apr. 30, 2012

As Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng declared his freedom in a YouTube video, President Obama declined to speak directly Monday about the delicate diplomatic situation. Gwen Ifill discusses the story's significance and how it unfolded with Susan Shirk of the University of California, San Diego and Voice of America's Sasha Gong.

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Post Date: April 30, 2012