Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

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a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard

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Zhou had been doing that since 1966, when Mao Zedong had launched the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, and youths across the country had left school to form Red Guard units that set out to eradicate any vestiges of pre-Communist culture.
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was China's answer to this question.
Red-Color News Soldier" is the literal translation of the four Chinese characters printed on the armband first given to Li Zhensheng and his rebel group in Beijing at the end of 1966, eight months after the launch of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which gripped China in its tectonic embrace from 1966 to 1977, was one of the most traumatic political movements of the 20th century.
His experiences during the long nightmare of China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, recounted in flashbacks, partially explain his distaste for moral and political sanitation projects.
Every victim of Hitler's Final Solution, a Soviet Union Politburo purge, a Khmer Rouge killing field, China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution and the Tiananmen Square massacre was a human being who died at the hands of a cruel and sadistic government - not just a statistic.