onsdag 11. januar 2017

Interview: Will Xi Jinping be the new Mao?

On May 16, 1966, the Central Committee of the ruling Chinese Communist Party issued what is now known as the "516" directive, launching the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). To mark the 50th anniversary, Zhang Min of RFA's Mandarin Service spoke to California State University historian Song Yongyi, who specializes in researching a period that is still dominated by the official verdict in universities in mainland China. Read more