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After the death of model soldier Lei Feng, Chairman Mao called upon the nation to "learn from Lei Feng." There are many myths about the cause of Lei Fengs death.On 6 March 1997, however, all these... [Item of the Day]
In the beginning of the 70s China was in transition. The old leaders, Mao and Zhou Enlai, were ill. A group around Mao's second wife, Jiang Qing, the "Gang of Four", were hunting for power. Supported... [Item of the Day]
The cult around the Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping didn’t start until after his gradual retirement in 1989. Deng disliked the personality cult around him and he managed to prevent it as long as he was... [Item of the Day]