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The Documentary - History Lessons For China's New Leaders - Episode 1

China's leaders traditionally turn to history for guidance in times of crisis. What can China's leaders learn from the country's tales of power, honour and violence?

The series History Lessons for China's New Leaders recalls some of the most important stories from Chinese history. In part 1 on the eve of the 18th Communist Party Congress, Carrie Gracie looks at lessons from history for China’s new leaders. (Image: Strings of the Chinese national flag, Credit: Getty Images)

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 7:05PM Sat, 27 Oct 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 9:05AM Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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  • Duration 25 minutes

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