Mao Zedong, Evaluation of (Píngjià Máo Zédōng 评价毛泽东)|Píngjià Máo Zédōng 评价毛泽东 (Mao Zedong, Evaluation of)
Shelley Drake HAWKS
Portrait of Mao on the Gate of Heavenly Peace at Tiananmen Square, Beijing. The sign to the left reads “Long live the People’s Republic of China”; the sign on the right says “Long live the solidarity of the people of the world.” PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.
Evaluation of China’s revolutionary founder, Chairman Mao, began in 1981 when Deng Xiaoping presided over an official resolution declaring Mao Zedong “chiefly responsible”