Info: Our guest is author and former Washington Post reporter Keith Richburg. He discusses China and other countries he has lived in as a reporter for the past thirty-five years. He recounts details of the exclusive story he reported about blind Chinese activist Chen Guangchen, and his attempts to leave the country. Chen’s release was ultimately granted after negotiations involving then U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He explains the co-dependency of the U.S.-China relationship and gives his personal assessment of the future of China. Richburg also shares details of the jailing of Communist Party Chief Bo Xilai which he states exposed a lot of “corruption and shenanigans” at high levels of the Chinese Communist Party. He talks about his time in Africa, where he gathered information for his first book, “Out Of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa,” published in 1997. He explains the difficulty of entering North Korea as a journalist and provides insight through video he was able to take, into a society which few journalists are allowed to enter.