PBS NewsHour

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

Clip: 09/22/2013 | 3m 41s

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.

Aired: 09/22/13

Rating: NR

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