Underreported: Hosted by Nicholas Lemann

"Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink" with Jeffrey Wasserstrom

February 18, 2020 Columbia Global Reports Season 2 Episode 7
Underreported: Hosted by Nicholas Lemann
"Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink" with Jeffrey Wasserstrom
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Underreported: Hosted by Nicholas Lemann
"Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink" with Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Feb 18, 2020 Season 2 Episode 7
Columbia Global Reports

On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China. Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink represents a rare example of deep historical, cultural, and political context produced on deadline about a major ongoing news event. Drawing on a rich store of knowledge and wisdom, and writing with literary power as well as analytic rigor, Jeffrey Wasserstrom makes us understand the deep roots and the broad significance of the tragedy we see unfolding day by day in Hong Kong.

Show Notes

On the frontlines of the battle for democracy in China. Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink represents a rare example of deep historical, cultural, and political context produced on deadline about a major ongoing news event. Drawing on a rich store of knowledge and wisdom, and writing with literary power as well as analytic rigor, Jeffrey Wasserstrom makes us understand the deep roots and the broad significance of the tragedy we see unfolding day by day in Hong Kong.