The Last Week of Mao Zedong

At five o’clock in the afternoon of September 2, 1976, Mao suffered a heart attack, far more severe than his previous two and affecting a much larger area of his heart. X rays indicated that his lung infection had worsened, and his urine output dropped to less than 300 cc a day. Mao was awake […]

CHSNE’s 20th Anniversary Lecture Series: Prof. Da Zheng on Chiang Yee

By David Li, bostonese.com On Saturday, August 4, Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) will present a free public lecture by Suffolk University Professor and CHSNE board member Da Zheng, author of Chiang Yee: The Silent Traveller from the East. This lecture is part of CHSNE’s 20th anniversary lecture series, and is co-sponsored by […]