Ha Jin is a National Book Award Winner and former member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. In his new book, "War Trash," he tells the story of Chinese prisoners in a U.S.-run POW camp during the Korean War. Two generations and half a world away, the tale still has a strong echo to the historical moment we are living in now.
Hear a conversation with Ha Jin about war, captivity, conflict, and psychological warfare in a POW camp.
This program aired on October 28, 2004. The audio for this program is not available.