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Resource November 2, 2015

Meet the Journalist: Richard Bernstein in Taiwan

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Cross-strait relations have never been better. Some 5 million Mainland tourists visit Taiwan each...

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Street scene in Taipei, Taiwan. Image by Richard Bernstein. Taiwan, 2015.
This video was shot on July 23, 2015, outside the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Richard Bernstein has been traveling to Taiwan since 1972, when he was a Chinese-language student there. He always viewed the place "as a kind of David struggling to survive against a bullying mainland Goliath." His recent trip to Taiwan made him feel that, despite the odds, Taiwan is holding out pretty well.

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