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China’s Great Famine: A Peasants’ Lament

2020-06-23

Tens of millions are believed to have died from starvation during what the Chinese government calls the “Three Years of Difficulty” from 1959-1963. This report by RFA’s Mandarin service contains rare footage of survivors and eyewitnesses of the tragedy. The video won a gold medal earlier this year at the New York Film Festival.

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