China censors President Obama's speech

Censors in China quickly halted state television's live broadcast of Barak Obama speech on January 21st local time when they heard references to communism and dissent.

2009-01-22
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A roadcaster of China Central Television appeared caught off-guard when the audio quickly faded out from Obama's speech and cameras cut back to the studio anchor. She seemed flustered for a second before turning to ask a U.S.-based CCTV reporter what challenges the president faces in turning around the economy.



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