Communist triumph and consolidation, 1945-1971

United States, 1972

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Episode number 3 of Series “China: A Century of Revolution”.
Shows how, in four years after Japan’s defeat, the Communists chased the Nationalists off the mainland and established a People’s Republic in Peking. Discusses how the Communists brought a semblance of order to China, despite hostility from Western powers. The other parts of this 3-part series are Part I Agonies of nationalism, 1800-1927 and Part II Enemies within and without, 1927-1944. Narrated by Joseph Campanella.



Mel Stuart


Ken Rosen

Mel Stuart

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Metromedia Producers Corporation






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