The 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China

October 28, 2009

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Participants gathered on Tiananmen Square on Oct. 1, 2009, to mark 60 years of communist rule in China.

This month, the People's Republic of China celebrates the 60th anniversary of its founding.

Barry Weisberg, an attorney and Executive Director of the Violence Prevention Peace Promotion Strategy, reflects on China's accomplishments and how the U.S. should engage the new superpower going forward.


Barry Weisberg is global cities contributor for Worldview. His commentaries reflect his own views and not necessarily those of Worldview or WBEZ.