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As in US, Trump draws strong reactions in China

China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China though, he's only just emerging as a public figure, despite fame elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV shows.

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As in US, Trump draws strong reactions in China

China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, he's only now emerging as a public figure, despite fame elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV show.

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Around the remote: Chuck Barney's best bets for May 29-June 5

DON'T MISS: "Roots" - Attempting to remake or "re-imagine" a pop-cultural landmark often leads to disaster. But this well-cast and handsomely crafted update of the 1977 miniseries about one American family's tumultuous journey through slavery earns our respect. The four-night, eight-hour event can be difficult to watch at times, but ultimately it's an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit. 9 p.m. Monday, History Channel, A&E and Lifetime.

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For actors, 'Roots' was a mind-blowing series

If you were anywhere near a television in January 1977, you were probably watching "Roots." The ABC miniseries was a surprise smash that attracted a record-setting audience and won nine Emmys. Members of the original cast recently gathered to discuss the influence of "Roots," which will be released on Blu-ray on June 7.

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