Keyword: mao zedong
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.
In an excerpt from his new book "Not for the Faint Hearted," the former Australia prime minister and current Asia Society Policy Institute president describes his lifelong fascination with the Middle Kingdom.
Foreign Affairs editor Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses how the legendary general's failures to install democracy set the tone for subsequent Sino-American relations.
Exploring a counterfactual that would have changed the course of U.S.-China relations
An interview with Kevin Peraino, whose new book examines how President Harry S Truman permanently altered American policy toward China.
The president's decision not to anoint a successor ends a brief period of orderly succession in the country.
The filmmaker Michael Wood describes his new documentary series tackling the sweep of Chinese history.
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