The Train to Tibet

4 segments
The Chinese government’s ambitions are on full display now that the Olympics are underway. Find out how China’s nationalistic goals influenced its 50-year quest to build a railway into Tibet. Also, on our Underappreciated summer reading series: all about Memoirs of an Anti-Semite, Gregor von Rezzori's semi-autobiographical satire. Hear the story of the greatest manhunt of World War II. Plus, Pat Choate, Ross Perot's former running mate, on how the U.S. can survive globalization.