September 26, 2019 | By Julia Lovell, Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: From Mao to Now—70 Years of the People's Republic of China

Mao Zedong painting in Tiananmen Square

On October 1, the Chinese Communist Party marks 70 years in power. Much has changed since the founding of the People's Republic of China, but the legacy of its founder, the revolutionary Mao Zedong, still looms large today over Xi Jinping’s leadership and Beijing’s foreign policy. Julia Lovell, author of Maoism: A Global History, joins Deep Dish to discuss.

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