Source 8 Anon (1980) Trial of the Gang of Four and Jiang Qing (Photograph)

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Title

Source 8 Anon (1980) Trial of the Gang of Four and Jiang Qing (Photograph)

Subject

Gang of Four Trial

Description

This photograph depicts Jiang Qing during the notorious Gang of Four Trial. Jiang was the only member of the Gang to defend herself, stating she had merely carried out Mao Zedong's orders. Jiang was initially sentenced to death but this was the commuted to life imprisonment. On release due to medical issues, Jiang committed suicide in a Beijing hospital leaving a note which stated the Chinese revolution had been derailed by revisionists.

Creator

Anon

Source

Wikimedia commons

Publisher

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiang_Qing#/media/File:Jiang_Qing_at_trial.jpg

Date

1980

Citation

Anon, “Source 8 Anon (1980) Trial of the Gang of Four and Jiang Qing (Photograph),” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed November 26, 2021, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/149.

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