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Did Pianist Lang Lang Intend To Snub The U.S.?

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Did Pianist Lang Lang Intend To Snub The U.S.?

Did Pianist Lang Lang Intend To Snub The U.S.?

Did Pianist Lang Lang Intend To Snub The U.S.?

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At last week's White House state dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao, classical pianist Lang Lang played the song "My Motherland," which is widely seen in China as anti-American. Host Melissa Block speaks to Lang Lang about the controversy, asking whether he intended to snub the U.S.

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