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China expert and author dissects history, outcomes of one-child policy




A woman and a child holding up a miniature national flag walk along a road in Beijing on October 31, 2015.
A woman and a child holding up a miniature national flag walk along a road in Beijing on October 31, 2015.
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On January 1, 2016, China will officially end its famed one-child policy and couples will be allow to have two children.

In the  new book, “One Child,” former the Wall Street Journals reporter Mei Fong dives into the history and numerous consequences of the Middle Kingdom’s controversial population-control experiment that started in 1980.

Guest:

Mei Fong, author of the new book, “One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016)