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Introduction of CCTV NEWS program Closer to China with R.L.Kuhn

Editor: zhenglimin 丨CCTV.com

12-23-2014 16:47 BJT

Closer to China with R.L.Kuhn is a weekly show on CCTV News that brings the true, complex story of China to the world through candid, intimate discussions with China’s thought leaders and decision makers in all sectors.

Closer to China with R.L.Kuhn deals with the substantive, sophisticated and sensitive issues that China faces, primarily domestically but also internationally. We cover all China’s critical areas: politics, government, economics, business, finance, society, diplomacy, defense, science, etc.

Closer to China with R.L.Kuhn tackles the tough topics; we embrace debate and are unafraid of controversy. We believe that the fascinating, multifaceted truth about China is enriched by honesty, hard thinking, transparency and open access to ideas and information. We ask the hard, specific questions that the world wants to know about.

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn is a China political/economics commentator featured on the BBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and other media, and he is a columnist in China Daily and the South China Morning Post. For more than 20 years, Dr. Kuhn has worked with China’s leaders and the Chinese Government. He is the author of How China’s Leaders Think (including President Xi Jinping), and The Man Who Changed China: The Life and Legacy of Jiang Zemin (China’s best-selling book of 2005). He spoke at the launch ceremony of President Xi’s new book, The Governance of China. He is chairman of The Kuhn Foundation. Dr. Kuhn has a Ph.D. in brain research (UCLA) and an MBA (MIT).

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