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2011 Bernard Schwartz Book Award (Complete)

NEW YORK, December 1, 2011 — 2011 Bernard Schwartz Book Award Winner Richard McGregor, author of The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers, is joined by award runner-up Tuong Vu for a discussion moderated by Jeffrey Wasserstrom. (1 hr., 7 min.)

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