World: CHINA'S TWO DECADES OF COMMUNISM

The Chinese revolution is great, but the road after the revolution will be longer, the work greater and more arduous.

—Mao Tse-tung( 1949)

TWO decades after Communist soldiers marched into Peking to climax Mao Tse-tung's takeover of China, the road still seems long and tortuous, the struggle unremittingly arduous. Like many another reformer, Mao has found that building a country can be at least as difficult as making a revolution. Thus, when thousands of Chinese mass this week in the capital's great Tienanmen Square to hail the 20th anniversary of Communist rule, their celebrations...

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