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February 28, 1954

Letter from Mao Zedong to Comrade Liu Shaoqi and the Secretariat

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To Comrade [Liu] Shaoqi, and the Comrades of the Secretariat:


The outline of Comrade [Zhou] Enlai's speech from 25 February [1954] underwent some revisions from Comrades Hu Qiaomu and Chen Boda. I am in agreement with the revisions. Please consider [these revisions] and decide what to do [with them].


Mao Zedong

28 February 1954

Mao Zedong approves Hu Qiaomu and Chen Boda's revisions to Zhou Enlai's speech on the Gao Gang Affair.


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Zhonggong zhongyang wenxian yanjiushi, ed., Jianguo yilai Mao Zedong wengao (Mao Zedong’s Manuscripts since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China), vol. 4 (Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1990), 451. Translated by Charles Kraus.


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