Backstory: China’s Political Leaders

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Who are China’s political leaders and why are their names virtually unknown? This is the focus of this month’s Backstory. Susan L. Shirk, the Director of the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, joins Leonard to discuss the relative strength of the Communist Party today, the recent replacement of some of China’s key ministers, and the upcoming Party Congress.