PBS NewsHour

Assessing Hurdles On the Eve China's Political Transition

Clip: 11/08/2012 | 7m 30s

As outgoing Chinese president Hu Jintao passes off leadership to a new successor, China faces a slight economic slowdown after a decade of explosive decade, a growing middle class with shifting expectations and recent charges of political corruption. Margaret Warner gets analysis from David Lampton of Johns Hopkins University.

Aired: 11/08/12

Rating: NR

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