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PBS
Jul 18, 2011 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. we wrap up our week long look at china. tonight, have a distinguished panel of chinese americans. tonight, we will explore many issues we discussed during a recent visit to china, including the good and the bad of china's economic boom, the environment, human rights, and the complexity of u.s.-china relations. our round table conversation on china is coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it is the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street, a boulevard, but a place where wal-mart stands together with your community. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from the viewers like you. thank you. ♪ tavis: i am pleased to be joined by a terrific and distinguished panel. first up is john chan, former chair of the c-100. cindy fan is the dean of social s
PBS
Aug 17, 2011 12:00am PDT
tavis: good evening from china, i am tavis smiley. we are here talking to everyday chinese about the issues that matter most to them, the environment, the economy, education, the future, the family, real issues, real people, every night from the people's republic of china. our conversation begins tonight right now. >> every community has a martin luther king street. this is a place for wal-mart standing together with your community to make everyday better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, ing provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: this is the view of beijing from the roof of the microsoft campus. this is second only to their headquarters. the big cities are already jammed and in the next 10 years, they expect the largest internal migration in history there is a downside to all of this gallup and growth and you can see it, a thicket ago, bikes dominated the streets. today, everyone would like a car. -- a decade ago, bikes d
PBS
Aug 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
♪ tavis: good evening. tonight and all this week we move throughout the country of china trying to listen and learn about the chinese people. talk about china must always be the economy but this week we will talk about the people and the social issues, environment and education. all these issues the people of china are wrestling with. we spend this week on location. that is coming up right now. >> every community has martin luther king blvd. it is the cornerstone we know. it is not just a street but a place where walmart stands with your community to make everyday matter. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer,we're proud to join him in improving financial literacy. and remove obstacl -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: i first came to china one year ago and wanted to return as soon as possible. now i have come back with doctor cornell west and more than 30 members of my staff. some of the footage you'll see struck this week was shot
PBS
Jul 5, 2014 12:00am PDT
>>> good evening from los angeles. i'm tavis smiley. tonight first a conversation about how china's rapidly expanding middle class mega cities may pose a threat to the world's natural resources with all elizabeth economy and michael levi. your latest home is called by all means necessary. how china's resource quest is changing the world. then we'll turn to a conversation with malaysian-born singer-song wrirlt yuna whose second album "nocturnal" has earned her a devoted following in the u.s. those conversations coming up right now. ♪ >> by contributions to your pbs station by viewers like you. thank you. ♪ >> over the past three decades china has transformed itself into an economic power with an expanding middle class and mega cities. in doing so china's demand for natural resources has provoked some pushback on what's being seen as a consumption appetite for the world's resources. tackling the subject is a new book titled by all means necessary how china's resource quest is changing the world by elizabeth economy. yes, that is her maim. and michael levi, both senior fellows. i c
PBS
May 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>> rose: welcome to the program. tonight, a look at china, its history and its relationship with the united states through unique eyes-- henry kissinger, whose new book is called "on china." >> what ought to be done is to establish a permanent dialogue at a high level of making sure that we interpret events as they occur in a parallel way and if we don't how we manage our disagreements. that we don't wait for things to bottle up and then wind up in a confrontation. it hasn't yet really wound up in a conontation and i thi is possible to achieve what i'm describi. but in each country there are trends that see the other as enemies. there's an... not really doing it, too, b as i answer questions about this book... >> rose: right. >> ...over half of have seen china as an established enemy. >> rose: kissinger on china for the hour. next. captioning sponsored by rose communications captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in neyork city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: henry kissinger is here. the former national security advisor and secretary of state has just writte
WETA
Jul 14, 2011 12:30am EDT
tavis: good evening, from china, i'm tavis smiley. we're here all this week to listen and to learn as we speak to the chinese people about the issues that matter to them. the social husband is. the cultural issues. their families. the future, education and environment and so much more as we're on location tonight and all this week. i'll have more in a moment. >> the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street or with your demoupt make every day better. community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance proudly tavis and nationwide insurance working to improve financial literacy and the economic >> nationwide is on your side >> additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] >> this is my second trip to china and i've come back with some of my staff and good friend and colleague, dr. cornel west. we're something of an anomaly in china. you don't see many african-americans. it resulted in some friendly curiosity. that same curiosity greeted andrew ballen when he arrived in beijing a
WHUT
Jun 21, 2011 8:30am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation about china with henry kissinger, a man who paved the way from the 1970's for the most populous nation. his latest vote is called -- book is -- "on china." with his reading. difference -- tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy time. pbs station from viewers like you. ththank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> dr. henry kissinger's long career includes his time as u.s. secretary of state, during which he was awarded the nobel peace prize. he made a historic trip to china, which ushered in an era end a relationship that continues to grow in importance and complexity. his new book is called "on china." thank you for your time. let me start with some basics. how much of the way we view china and the way they do business has to do with this huge and gap between the numbers of people -- 300 million americans, and 1.3 ha billion chinese people -- how much of the way we see things differ
WHUT
Oct 26, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. tavis: i literally just got back -- i am still kind of jet lag -- i got back two hours ago from china. so many chinese citizens told me to say hello to president carter. they would ask me about my work on pbs. your name kept coming up. >> i was over there three weeks ago. tavis: they told me. recently, you and 15 nobel laureates sent a letter to leaders of the g-20 asking them, when they see president hu jintao after their summit, to do what specifically with regard to dr. liu, who just received the nobel peace prize? >> we want them to release him from his imprisonment, but also that his wife be free so she can be at liberty to travel the world and talk about her husband and his ministry. he has been an outspoken and courageous human rights activist, as you know. we think neither she nor he should be punished for his freedom of speech. tavis: the chinese government's position is that his receiving the nobel prize was an insult to their country and to the rule of law inside of china. >> he had been arrested under chinese law and convicted of illegal activities and sentenced as a priso
WHUT
Jul 15, 2011 8:30am EDT
tavis: good evening, from china. i am tavis smiley. i have had the pleasure of sharing my unique experience with some of my personal staff and my friend and colleague, dr. cornel west. the people have impressed us with their candor and friendliness. it would be a the authoritarian government and their grip on modern china and even for us. minor flareups emerged at some surprising moments. i will share two of those experiences. this all begins in just a moment. >> every community has a marvelous the king boulevard. this is the cornerstone we all known. this is not just the street or a boevdar wherertaldma- stands to get there with your community to make everyday better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles mpmanvontia sat . ame na conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. tavis: additional funding provided by -- >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thanyou. [captioning made possible by kcet public television]
WETA
Jul 15, 2011 12:35am EDT
reflections. this is is first trip to china. -- i would like to ask a good friend of mine to share some thoughts. he used to be a professor at harvard. now, he is a professor at princeton. his name is cornell west -- his name is dr. cornel west. we will have some dialogue and see if we can have a good conversation. please welcome, professor west. [applause] >> let me say that i am blessed to be here. each one of you are precious and priceless. what that means is that you are the future, not just of china but also to the future of the world. the human family. the relationship between china and the u.s. is crucial because both are superpowers. the challenge for young people are around the world but especially around china and the u.s. is what, to be smart, encouraged to think, creative, also occurs to laugh. also putting yourself in the shoes of someone else so you have a sensitivity to them as you are very very smart. i will stop there. [applause] tavis: our conversation started with a simple question, is the criticism that the strict chinese system keeps even the smartest student t
PBS
Jan 19, 2011 2:00pm PST
. if the 20th century belonged to the united states, does the 21st century belong to china? do we need to accept the fact that we won in the 20th century, but it belongs to china in the 21st century? i ask that because we all know that hu jintao, the leader of china, is headed to the city in a number of days to speak to president obama in a summit. does the 21st century belonged to china? >> first, i have a comment before you insert -- before i answer your question. i am glad i did not go to princeton, because i did not understand half of what dr. west said. i would never have graduated. i would not be sitting here. [laughter] i would first say to you -- i run around the world and i am fortunate enough to do a lot of business around the world. we beat ourselves up pretty bad. i think that is one thing we always like to do. i think there is a lot of countries out there who would love to be america. they love americans. and the fact of the matter is that we are all sitting here talking about this. we are very open and from a very diverse background. that is a good sign. there are a
PBS
Aug 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
upcoming week devoted to china. i travel to china for a series of conversations about the many complex issues facing the most populous nation. we will stop the week one week from tonight with a panel of chinese americans including john chan. we're glad you joined us. coming up right now. >> every community has martin luther king boulevard. it is the cornerstone we know. it is not just a street but a place where wal-mart start -- stands with your community to make everyday matter. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. we're proud to join him in improving front -- financial literacy. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to welcome don cheadle to the program. the star can be seen in the forthcoming summit "the guard." he can also be seen in the showtime series "house of lies," a comedy about the world of business consulting. here is a scene from that show. >> are you going to help your not? -- me or not? have you ever been shot before it?
PBS
Jul 2, 2013 12:00am PDT
tanzania. there is concern u.s. interest in africa are being overshadowed by china. we will get a sense of what is being done, and then we will turn to a conversation with the former u.s. ambassador to south africa. nelson mandela became the blacky's first president. we are glad you joined us. are comingrsations up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> president obama wraps up his neck and official trip to africa tomorrow. the journey had lengthy of symbolic moments including a visit to the prison cell where nelson mandela was held for eight teen years. it also highlighted africa's andging economic potential emphasizing engagement in a country that has benefited from a wave of chines
PBS
Nov 10, 2009 12:00pm EST
, that's a long way from a little town in china. >> i was just trying to follow you. tavis: oh! as a matter of fact i was looking for you. i was on -- honored to be on this list with lang lang earlier this year, the time 100 list and i -- they had a big party in new york and i looked all around to find you but you were playing a concert in holland. >> i could not be there that night, unfortunately. tavis: how much traveling do you do around the world doing concerts? >> 130 concerts but next summer i'm taking two months off. tavis: seriously? >> emmitt tavis: what brought that on? >> i've been working hard in the summers and i think this summer i'm going to really take time off. tavis: any idea what you're going to do in that two-month hiatus? >> maybe go to the beach or study another language maybe. tavis: i was saying to you how much i like the scarf you have on and you, to my surprise, you designed this scarf? >> yeah, i designed this and the aim is to help my foundation. so the profit goes to the foundation. tavis: your foundation does what? >> to support young pianoists and to re
WHUT
Dec 28, 2010 8:30am EST
, to the future, you invest in education and free trade and one in coop wration china and india and asia. all the continents will create massive numbers of jobs. i'm optimistic about america. the rebirth to have american cream dream is part of that. i think america that is talent. quite a different challenge, which is the growth of a middle class, on almost every continent in the world. tavis: you narg the book that markets -- argue in the book that markets need morals. let me say to you at best, some would find that oxymoronic and at worse, laughable that markets can, in fact, have morals. >> i think you have to underpin free markets. important in your family life, the way you deal with your neighbors and the way you expect a small business to operate. if you don't value integrity and responsibility and fairness and people doing the duty and telling truth, then you don't have a successful economy in long run. what happened is that wall street and the financial institutions and britain and elsewhere forgot at the center of the economy there has got to be trust. they shreded the trus
WETA
Jul 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
world. the u.s. leads the list with 130 two of the globe's richest companies. china now has 89, up to explain from last year. japan comes in third with 62. for full analysis of the list, i spoke with the fortune 500 deputy managing editor in new york. what does this tell us about the rise and seemingly inexorable rise of china? >> laura, it feels like an inexorable rise. china had less than 10 companies a decade ago, and now it has 89 companies as you pointed out. what is interesting about the global 500 is it is a snapshot of the global economy and provides insights into what is going on in domestic economies like china. china obviously has made national companies that serve that very large population and as a result, they are going to be huge companies. the other thing we have seen with china is its companies are going out into the world and you have major corporations -- warweies like technologies and lenovo, and those companies are global. >> 89 of the world's largest corporations are from china. the u.s. has 132. how long until the -- until china takes the lead, do you think? >>
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