A mother (C) shows her child pictures of former communist party leaders Mao Zedong (top L) and Deng Xiaoping (top R) in Ditan Park in Beijing, June 28, 2011.

'Mao And Deng Were The Same, And We Should Ditch Them'

A former aide to a late, ousted premier says Mao and Deng were two stages in the same process.