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“China’s Macbeth” Bo Xilai Gets Life in Prison

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The story of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai had everything – affairs, embezzlement, bribes and scenes from a lavish lifestyle. Orville Schell, of the Asia Society, said the case had such resonance in China because Bo Xilai’s story is that of a Chinese “MacBeth.” The Oxford and Harvard-educated son of one the “Eight Immortals” of the Revolution.

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