The play's the thing China's Cultural Revolution
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.
Wu, Han 1909; Gray, Jack 1926; Zhang, Yongning
Opus Television (Firm); S4C (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Asian Culture; Chinese Culture; Government, Law, Politics; Asian Studies; China; Government, Law, Politics; China History Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976; China Politics and government 1949-1976; Hai Rui ba guan
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
26 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Narrator: Daniel Evans.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090309; Fedora 2 PID: umd:2058; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1146; OCLC: ocm51723799; Catalog Key: alephsys003066543; Catalog Key: FFH 10522
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