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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》


Zhongnanhai, Beijing



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.

Synopsis: 232 more words

Nonfiction & Biography

Retracing the French Quarter

I found myself in the CBD (Central Business District) the other day without my bike, so I walked around the French Quarter, knowing I rarely go there. 914 more words


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. 

You’ve already met some of the pinups taking part, … 274 more words


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