CHINA: They Are Maligning the Madame

They are plastered on public buildings and humble dwellings, on fences, cow barns, tool sheds and much of the other available wall surface in China. The ubiquitous presence of these uniquely Chinese ideological weapons—wall posters—testified to the relentless campaign being carried out by party leaders against Chiang Ch'ing, the widow of Mao Tse-tung. Every week brings a graphic new twist to the pictorial record of her wicked ways. As the leader of the radical "Gang of Four"* accused of attempting to seize power after Mao's death last September, Chiang Ch'ing is pictured...

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