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Death of Mao Tse-Tung

Title
Death of Mao Tse-Tung
Genre
News report
TX Date
Sep 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:02:47
Description
Peter Griffiths(?) of Reuters reports on mourners filing past Mao Tse-Tung’s body in the Great Hall of the People, Peking and of other marks of mourning in the city following his death (09/09/76). It is not yet known what will happen to his body. Includes clip of Chinese radio playing tributes to Mao, and sombre music.
Contributors
Peter Griffiths(?)
Keywords
Deaths; China; Political leaders; Peking; Mao Tse Tung

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