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Alternate title:China's Cultural Revolution
Summary:The Cultural Revolution of China, which started in 1966, was an attempt by Chairman Mao to control the Chinese people. Beginning with an excerpt from The dismissal of Hai Rui, this program presents the details of the movement that led to the deaths of half a million people before finally consuming itself. Jack Gray, author of Rebellions and revolutions, and Zhang Yongning, son of a Party official, offer their insights into the Communist politics of the day.
English and Chinese dialogue with English subtitles.
Contributor:Wu, Han 1909
Gray, Jack 1926
Zhang, Yongning
Provider:Opus Television (Firm)
S4C (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:China History Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976
China Politics and government 1949-1976
Hai Rui ba guan
Wu, Han 1909
Credits:Narrator: Daniel Evans.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
China
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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