What happened when the Qing dynasty sent 120 boys to go to school in the US in 1872? The boys got good at baseball and picked up nicknames like By-Jinks Johnnie and Fighting Chinee. But they also confronted a struggle between traditionalism and modernity that ended up influencing both China and the U.S.
Liel Leibovitz, co-author with Matthew Miller of Fortunate Sons
Charles Hayford, Independent Scholar and Associate of the Department of History at Northwestern University, and representative of the Yale-China Association, New Asia College.