Beijing Olympics Coverage: Just About The Sports?

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The International Olympics Committee has taken the stance that the Olympics is a sporting event that should not be mixed up with politics. Correspondents discuss whether a line should drawn between reporting on sporting events and covering the human rights issues that have surfaced in the run up to the games.

Guests:

Anthony Kuhn, NPR Beijing correspondent

Terry McDonell, managing editor, Sports Illustrated

Jonathan Paterson, BBC assignment editor

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