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China's Cultural Revolution Through Eyes of Journalist Morley Safer

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the official launch of the Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution by the Chinese government. Mao Zedong’s campaign to purge capitalist and traditionalist influences had disastrous consequences for millions of Chinese, but little of what was happening reached the outside world at the time because authorities tightly restricted movements by foreigners. However, Canadian-American journalist Morley Safer, who died on May 19 2016, managed to persuade...

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