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Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution

In 1966 China's communist leader declared the start of a Cultural Revolution. It was carried out by millions of young people who joined Mao's Red Guards. Among them, Saul Yeung.

In 1966 China's communist leader declared the start of a Cultural Revolution. It was carried out by millions of young people, part of Mao's Red Guards. Lucy Burns has been speaking to Saul Yeung, who was just 20 years old when he joined up.

Photo: Chinese Red Guards reading from Chairman Mao's Little Red Book (Getty Images)

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Wed 2 Nov 2016 13:50GMT

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