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James Lin features in segment on why legacy of Taiwan former president is so contested // TaiwanPlus

January 27, 2022

In a video interview that aired on Jan. 24 on Taiwan-based TaiwanPlus news streaming service, James LinFaculty James Lin, assistant professor of international studies and an expert on Taiwan, discusses why the legacy of Taiwan’s former president, Chiang Ching-kuo, is so contested.

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is currently facing a political backlash within her own party after attending the opening of a cultural park and library dedicated to Chiang Ching-kuo.

The segment aired on Jan. 24, 2022. It also appeared on Taiwan cable news network CTS.

Watch the segment here. [Length: 2 min. 24 sec.]