Journey down the Yangtze 30May08

Putting the Tibetan Uprising in context we take the pulse of the nation from China’s main artery to witness how the nation is fragmenting, and why rebellions, backed by an emerging civil society, are breaking out in both the cities and the countryside. Part 1 of 4 below: (More details)

6 Responses to “Journey down the Yangtze”

  1. Karina Says:

    Wow Olly, You are so brave, that’s very intimidating how does cops were following you.

  2. Katie Lagacy Says:

    I like the focus on the strength of the women of China and how they are willing to fight for what they believe is just. Very well done.

  3. Sunita Sudhakar Says:

    In Chinese, does the word “Hao” mean “Hello”? Is that the Chinese word for “hello”? I assumed that it probably means “hello” because I saw in one of the episodes that you walked up to a Chinese lady and said “Hao” to her, and then she said “Hao” back, and then you shook hands with her. Well, I was just wondering about that.

  4. Lou R Says:

    The displacement of poor people in China by the govt. is sad but I wonder how we would feel viewing footage of a Chinese news team coming into our poorer neighborhoods and capturing the complaints of people who lived there.

  5. Wednesday K. Says:

    mr. steeds, i’m very impressed with your ability to speak to them (in chinese) concerning their lives after the take over of the yangtze river. brave man you are. questions: were you afraid for you and the crews safety while doing this piece? was this your last piece on the yangtze river and the people living there? if so, i guess i’ll be watching you teaming with with mark anstice (the adventure of mark and olly:) who will you two be living with next? interesting show!

  6. suzanne marie james dolan Says:

    oh one more thing I AM HALF KOREAN AND AMERICAN MY MOM CAME FROM KOREA MY DAD WANT THERE AND TO GET MARRED THERE TO AND AS FOR YOU LOOK SO CUTE TO ME

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