Kuo, Warren C. H.; McSherry, Mary
August 1981
National Review;8/21/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p950
The article profiles Hua Kuo-feng, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. On October 6, 1976, Hua successfully defeated the Gang of Four led by Mao Tse-tung's widow Chiang Ching. This accomplishment earned him a reputation of being a hero. At that time, Hua was considered a powerful man in Communist China. However, as of August 1981, Hua is out of the political scene. During the 6th Plenum, Hu Yao-pang was named as Party Chairman. A brief history on Hua's personal life and political career is presented.


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