Monday, May 25, 2009

146. Four Influential Newspapers Introduce Dr. Wang's Research

New York Times Weekends in Review Editor Tom Kuntz thinks of Benjamin Franklin as sage transmitter of the Western European tradition to the early American way of life. However, Dr. Dave Wang, a Chinese-American academic, points out that Franklin's correspondence and papers suggest lifelong influences from Chinese culture, “from Confucius philosophy to industrial technologies.”
The China Press, a popular Chinese newspaper in the United States published a brief interview, which introduces Dr. Wang' examination of the connections between traditional Chinese culture and the founding fathers.
Hawaii Reporters reports, New research discoveries focusing on influences between traditional Chinese civilization and the Founders of the United States of America in 1776 is revealed by Dr. Dave X. Wang, manager of Queens Library at Hollis in New York and adjunct professor with St. Johns University.
The Seattle Times introduces Dr. Wang's Exhibition on Benjamin Franklin and China. Benjamin Franklin and China: An Exhibition of Franklin's Efforts at Drawing Positive Elements from Chinese Civilization during the Formative Age of the United States. Exhibit shows Franklin's correspondence and his diary and how he borrowed Confucius' moral philosophy and Chinese technologies.

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