In this photo taken Saturday, March 3, 2012, a military band conductor rehearses before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing's Great Hall of... more 
In this photo taken Saturday, March 3, 2012, a military band conductor rehearses before the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. China's once-a-decade political transition coming this fall seems devoid of drama on the surface: It's clear who will take over, and the fight for other top spots is invisible to the public. But beneath the veneer of calm, the Communist Party is struggling to contain troubling events and mask divisions. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Sun, Jul 22, 2012 1:23 AM EDT