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Simon Winchester: The Man Who Loved China

First Aired: July 28, 2008

Historian Simon Winchester ("The Man Who Loved China") discusses the life of Joseph Needham (1900-95), a British biochemist who wrote extensively about China. Host: John Major of the China Institute at the Asia Society in New York City.

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  • Premiered: March 29, 2000
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  • Premise: A look at seminal or groundbreaking works whose influence has endured beyond their own eras. (more)

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