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The big gag: Hong Kong’s crackdown on freedom

There has been a slow strangling of freedom ( in the territory where pro-democracy activists have been convicted; an annual vigil for the victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing in 1989 has been replaced by a food fair. A boom in startups suggests America is recovering its pioneering spirit ( (8:06). And remembering June Mendoza (, portrait painter to the royals, and the less well-known (16:28).

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