[Podcast] The power of symbolism: The swim that changed Chinese history


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Mao swims in the Yangtze

Mao Zedong’s dip in the Yangtze River near Wuhan in July 1966 set the stage for the launch of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/07/14/power-of-symbolism-the-swim-that-changed-chinese-history/

Narrated by Cliff Larsen.

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