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Jan Berris: A Lifetime Later, the Show Still Goes On

In 1971, when a junior U.S. diplomat decided to take temporary leave from her diplomatic post in Hong Kong, it barely dawned on her that a year would turn into a lifetime. Forty-eight years later, Jan Berris, vice president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, reminisces about a career that has provided her a front-row seat to chapters of history filled with drama and tumult.

VIDEO: U.S.-China Positions Have Hardened, Says NCUSCR President (Bloomberg)

On Bloomberg Markets, Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, weighs in on the Open Letter to President Trump and Congress on our country's China policy: "There are those who fundamentally believe we’re wrong – that we should have this policy of treating China as a potential enemy. The good part about this is that we’re having a debate. It's important that the American people debate what this policy should be." Recorded 7/11/19.

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