China's Relationship With Humiliation Improves

For over 150 years, the Chinese have felt victimized and disrespected by foreign powers, mostly from the West says China scholar Orville Schell. With the Olympics, China hopes to regain its national honor as a great and powerful nation. Schell tells Madeleine Brand how the Olympics mark the end of a long period of national humiliation.

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