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1949: Great Leap

57 minutes

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Archival footage and personal reflections help document this retrospective look at Mao Zedong's long leadership of China. Follows his broad, sweeping reforms, including communes, the Cultural Revolution, and the Red Guard.

Media Details

Runtime: 57 minutes

  • Topic: Geography
  • Subtopic: China
  • Grade/Interest Level: 10 - 12
  • Standards:
  • Release Year: 1999
  • Producer/Distributor: PBS Video
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