Rewriting history

Lawrence, Susan V.
April 1993
U.S. News & World Report;4/19/93, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p11
Discusses the goals of China's leader Deng Xiaoping due to a transformation of his views on propaganda because of the belief that his end is near. Putting Deng on equal historical footing with Mao; Deng as `the Chief Architect'; Series published by the Central Party School pulling together Mao's and Deng's writing on various weighty subjects; Biographies; What biographies omit; Details.


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