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China in the red

Author: Sue WilliamsKathryn DietzWill LymanAmbrica Productions.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The economic reforms that have brought China economic prosperity now threaten the livelihood of many Chinese workers. The Chinese Communist Party can no longer afford to subsidize the factories, and millions of workers are being laid off, with no social safety net to catch them. Filmed over the course of three years, Frontline tells the stories of 10 Chinese individuals-- factory workers, rural villagers, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Williams; Kathryn Dietz; Will Lyman; Ambrica Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 51843355
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast February 13, 2003 as a segment of the television program Frontline.
Credits: Editor, Howard Sharp ; camera, Bestor Cram.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 1 videocassette (118 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Frontline.
Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: an Ambrica Productions film for WGBH/Frontline ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams ; co-producer, Kathryn Dietz.

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The economic reforms that have brought China economic prosperity now threaten the livelihood of many Chinese workers. The Chinese Communist Party can no longer afford to subsidize the factories, and millions of workers are being laid off, with no social safety net to catch them. Filmed over the course of three years, Frontline tells the stories of 10 Chinese individuals-- factory workers, rural villagers, and a millionaire entrepreneur, caught up in China's dramatic, ongoing effort to modernize its economy.

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