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Hong Kong violence contrasts China’s anniversary pomp

Clip: 10/01/2019 | 3m 44s

Tensions between police and protesters in Hong Kong escalated overnight, as officers opened fire. A young activist was shot, but survived. The unrest came just as mainland China marked the 70th anniversary of the Communist state. Nick Schifrin, who has reportedly extensively on China’s power and place in the world, joins Judy Woodruff to offer some perspective.

Aired: 10/01/19

Rating: NR

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