Keyword: cultural revolution
In this episode, financier Weijian Shan recalls his youth during a tumultuous period in China's history and explores how the upheavals affected him in the years since.
When Weijian Shan, one of the first students from the People's Republic of China to obtain a Ph.D. in the United States, arrived in Berkeley, he discovered an unexpected reminder of home.
Xiaoxing Xi was wrongly ensnared in an espionage crackdown. He describes what can be done to make sure it doesn't happen again.
The author Frank Dikötter argues in a new book that China's capitalist transformation began before Deng Xiaoping formally introduced market reforms.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of 10 years of severe political and social upheaval in China. These are scenes from around the country during that period.
Stanford sociologist Andrew G. Walder discusses his new book about how some of the worst man-made catastrophes in China's history were able to unfold.
Read a discussion with the filmmakers behind ‘Dreaming Against the World,’ which tells the story of Mu Xin, an artist who risked his life writing and painting while imprisoned during China’s Cultural Revolution.
Yin Mei puts masks, movement, puppetry and text in "conversation" with a famous documentary to re-imagine the Cultural Revolution onstage.