Story of China

Du Fu – China's Most Loved Poet

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 27s Video has closed captioning.

A group of enthusiastic high school kids give Michael a guided tour around their school grounds where incredibly they show him the grave of China's greatest poet, Du Fu. The Chinese have loved Du Fu since he died in 770 - they call him their Shakespeare. Then, in the classroom, the kids take Michael through one of one of Du's most famous poems - and even manage to teach him a line or two!

Aired: 06/20/17

Rating: NR

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