Childhood below Mao – China&#zero39;s Cultural Revolution | DW Documentary

Childhood under Mao – China's Cultural Revolution | DW Documentary
A whole lot of foreigners had been concerned in Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Their youngsters had been raised as younger communists. However as the category wrestle in China escalated, the “Nice Helmsman” began to query their unwavering loyalty to the “New China.”

Their mother and father got here from everywhere in the Western world -- from New York, London, Paris and Berlin. In China on the time of the Cultural Revolution, they held essential positions within the rising society corresponding to consultants for Beijing’s City Planning Division or Mao’s non-public English trainer. However the youngsters themselves had been raised in another way -- to like Communist China and its chief, Mao Zedong they usually attended native Chinese language colleges and joined the “Pink Guards.” However when Mao turned on the intellectuals he claimed had been important of the Cultural Revolution, the Social gathering began to query their unwavering dedication to the “New China.” Many had been imprisoned, whereas others had been despatched to labor camps. “Pink Kids” tells their tales and combines private expertise with the historic background of the Chinese language Cultural Revolution.

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