Thread of the Silkworm: The Story of Tsien Hsue-Shen and the Chinese Missile Program


Today on Focus, host Jack Brighton interviews Iris Chang, author of Thread of the Silkworm. The recent book is the definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, a pioneer of America's space age who was denounced as a communist for unknown reasons, deported, and taken in by the Chinese missile program.

Guest: Iris Chang (author of Thread of the Silkworm)

Host: Jack Brighton