China has been celebrating six decades of communist rule with a series of parades through Beijing.
President Hu Jintao drove along the capital's main avenue, reviewing thousands of troops and military hardware in typical communist style.
But how do China's next generation of business leaders feel about their country?
Young people have only known the market-driven system that is paramount today, and they were not alive during the Cultural Revolution.
Newshour's Mary Ann Sieghart went to talk to some Chinese students at the London School of Economics.
First broadcast 1 October 2009
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