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Great Decisions - China


Charles Freeman III
Charles Freeman III
U.S. Trade Representative in the Office of China Affairs

Charles Freeman became Assistant U.S. Trade Representative in the Office of China Affairs on April 14, 2004.  In this capacity, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the United States' overall trade policy with respect to the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Mongolia. 

Much of Mr. Freeman's wide-ranging career in government, business and the non-profit world has focused on Asia-Pacific trade and investment matters.  He began his career as a securities lawyer in Boston, and has since worked in emerging market venture capital; international publishing & communications; and international economic policy programming.  Before joining USTR in early 2002, he served as International Affairs Counsel to a senior U.S. Senator.

Mr. Freeman lived, studied and worked for 10 years in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan; and travels frequently to the region.  He is married with two children and lives in Montgomery County, Maryland.


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Milwaukee Public Television

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UWM Union

February 1, 2005
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Ballroom
2200 E. Kenwood Ave.
Milwaukee ,WI 53212
Cost (single lecture/series)
Basic Members: $4.00 / $35.00
Premium & Above Members: $0 / $0
Non-Members: $8.00 / $70.00
Students: $0 / $0