Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter – August 29, 2012

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“The International Impact of the Chinese Cultural Revolution” with Ann Tomkins and Robert Weil. Ann Tomkins talks about her personal experience living and working in Beijing during the first five years of the Cultural Revolution, in which she was first an observer, and then a participant. Robert Weil discusses some of the reasoning that led to the Cultural Revolution, which was a revolution within a revolultion, and some of the enduring ideas about people and society that it spawned. Encore presentation.