50 years ago, Mao Zedong launched the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, inaugurating a decade of political turmoil with his calls for young people to "bombard the headquarters." In this special live edition of our podcast recorded at The Bookworm Literary Festival in March, Kaiser Kuo and David Moser welcome Melinda Liu, longtime China bureau chief of Newsweek for a discussion of the 50th anniversary of this definitive event. Melinda shares stories about her brother, who remained in China after the civil war and experienced it firsthand. [standalone mp3 file] [rss feed]
May 15, 2016
What was Keiser´s comment on the Icelandic writer of the book nineteen seventy-six? I didn´t quite catch it but judging from the reaction it must have been witty. I read his book by the way and it´s good. And great podcast guys...