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Adam Smith: His Documentary Film on China's Brand New Cities
Whether you realize it or not, the single largest human migration in the history of our species is currently underway. Within the next decade-and-a-half, the government of China will have relocated over a quarter-billion people from rural areas to the country’s rapidly-expanding cities. Tonight on Thinking Aloud we hear form Documentary Filmmaker Adam Smith, who spent several years in a new city built by the Chinese government for the express purpose of rapidly urbanizing and modernizing the rural population of China. He talks to us about the new city of Ordos and his film "The Land of Many Palaces"—Original airdate: 4/23/2015

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