The Great Leap Forward to Famine

Review of Mao's Great Famine, Directed by Patrick Cabouat and Philippe Grangereau (film can be viewed here for free)By KENDRICK KUOIn recent years, the famine accompanying Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward has achieved the title of "The Great Famine." Previously, it had been known as the "Three Years of Natural Disasters," which shifted the blame to the neutral forces of nature rather than to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), or to Mao personally. The topic has been a taboo subject in public … [Read more...]