The Asian Century

The Asian Century

Death of Mao
Episode 1  |  Nat Geo  |  September 6, 2018

Chairman Mao lifted himself from poverty to become the founder of the People's Republic of China. His reign resulted in famine, the deaths of millions as well as the destruction of the country's cultural heritage so why is he still worshipped today?

Chairman Mao lifted himself from poverty to become the founder of the People's Republic of China. His reign resulted in famine, the deaths of millions as well as the destruction of the country's cultural heritage so why is he still worshipped today?

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