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Mao and Jiang Qing meet with the head of the People's Daily's Arts Bureau in 1950

They are discussing the first banned movie in the PRC 《武训传》

1951年夏,毛泽东与人民日报文艺部主任袁水拍在香山讨论文艺方针问题,交流对《武训传》的看法。左一是江青,背对镜头的是袁水拍。《武训传》是一部歌颂传奇人物武训“行乞兴学”义举的影片。经过毛泽东审定,该片被认为污蔑农民革命斗争,成为新中国第一部禁片。摄影/侯波

Zhongnanhai, Beijing

 

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Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell (author) & Shadra Strickland (illustrator)

Bibliographic Citation:
Powell, P. H. (2017). Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 978-1452125909.

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Episode 43: Miss Chan Delier

This weekend in London fabulous vintage lovers from around the world will take part in the Miss Pinup International competition. 

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Derek Bentley: A Victim of British Justice

The story of Derek Bentley has become synonymous with the phrase ‘let him have it’, something that Bentley allegedly shouted to Christopher Craig on 2nd November 1952. 1,105 more words

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