From the archives: How The Times covered China’s Cultural Revolution

How The Los Angeles Times Covered China’s Cultural Revolution
Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters

On May 16, 1966, Mao Tse-tung launched the Cul­tur­al Re­volu­tion, a cam­paign to purge Chinese so­ci­ety of old ways and cap­it­al­ist in­flu­ence, which gave rise to a dec­ade of polit­ic­al up­heav­al.

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