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Video: 40 years after Mao Zedong’s death, an American who served as his translator recalls the leader’s complexity, ruthlessness and ‘baby’ laugh

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idney Rittenberg, an American who served as Mao Zedong's translator, discusses the personal quirks and legacy of the Communist Party leader 40 years after his death.
7 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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