Game Changer | Jan 30, 2012 | 24:16

GC: Tangshan Quake in 1976

Our project Game Changer looks back at 1976... when the ground shifted seismically and politically for China. Ten years into the cultural revolution, the earth moved in one of the most devastating earthquakes in world history. We trace the dots, back to the Tangshan Quake in a bid to understand how tragedy and disaster spurred today's China.

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Game Changer - GC: Tangshan Quake in 1976Jan 30, 2012 | 24:16Game Changer GC: Tangshan Quake in 1976 Audio
Game Changer GC: Tangshan Quake in 1976 Jan 30, 2012 | 24:16Our project Game Changer looks back at 1976... when the ground shifted seismically and politically for China. Ten years into the cultural revolution, the earth moved in one of the most devastating earthquakes in world history. We trace the dots, back to the Tangshan Quake in a bid to understand how tragedy and disaster spurred today's China.
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