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One Child Nation - Trailer

Preview: Season 21 Episode 12 | 30s Video has closed captioning.

After the birth of her first child, filmmaker Nanfu Wang returns to China to speak with her family and explore the ripple effect of that country's devastating social experiment, the one-child policy. At its core, One Child Nation is a riveting personal story revealing shocking human rights violations and forces us all to reckon with the consequences of blind obedience.

Aired: 03/30/20

Rating: NR

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