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A Model Communist Murders His Wife: Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicle”

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 You can find other excerpts in the column at right or by typing Kong Lingping in the blog search box. (3) The model communist Zhang Jianbo In 1969, a discipline … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicle”: The Privileged and a Tragic Love Story

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 Section Three Privileged classes within the communal slave system Xu Shikui, the top leader in the Sixth Brigade administration, understand both his role and how to play his role within … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicles”: Lin Biao’s Flight and Aftermath

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 Section Two   The shock waves of September 13th During the historically unprecedented butchery of the Cultural Revolution, while terrible violence and terror enveloped the entire country, the Central … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles: The Meetings to “Intimidate the Many by Killing a Few” “杀一小批”宣判大会

Another except from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles (2) Killing Jiang Zhenjun and Liu Zhihe The Yanyuan Farm, like other jails and reform through labor brigades throughout the country, held a series of many “kill a small … Continue reading

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“The Execution of Chen Li” from Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles

  Excerpt from my draft translation from Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicle. I knew Kong Lingping when I worked in Chengdu. The story of the political prisoner Chen Li who was executed at the beginning of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.  I am … Continue reading

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Translation of First 34 Pages of Kong Lingping’s Rightist Memoir “Blood Chronicle” By One of the Long-time Prisoner of Mao Zedong

[Just added another twelve pages.] The selection translated describes Chongqing University at the outset of Mao’s Hundred Flowers campaign that aimed to persuade people to speak out freely. Kong Lingping’s 孔令平memoir was published in CD in Hong Kong and as … Continue reading

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