February 25, 1954
Outline of Comrade Zhou Enlai's Speech at the Discussion Meeting on the Gao Gang Question
Zhou Enlai outlines his criticisms of Gao Gang and the reasons for his purge from the Chinese Communist Party.
March 01, 1954
Report of Deng Xiaoping, Chen Yi, and Tan Zhenlin concerning the Discussion Meeting of the Rao Shushi Question
Deng Xiaoping, Chen Yi, and Tan Zhenlin summarize the seven meetings held to discuss the purge of Rao Shushi.
October 18, 1958
Notification from the Ministry of Interior on Opinions Relating to Marriages between Chinese People and Korean Women
The Ministry of the Interior transmits a report entitled "Internal Opinions on Marriages between Chinese [Men] and [North] Korean Women" as reference for Civil Administration Departments in the People's Republic of China. The document outlines policies for addressing requests from North Korean women wishing to marry Chinese men.
October 10, 1976
Letter from Deng Xiaoping to Hua Guofeng and the CCP Central Committee
Deng Xiaoping offers his support for Hua Guofeng's appointment as Chairman of the CCP and the Central Military Commission, calling Hua the "most suitable successor to Chairman Mao."
March 14, 1977
Hua Guofeng's Speech at the Central Work Conference
Hua Guofeng criticizes the Gang of Four, evaluates Deng Xiaoping, comments on demonstrations in Tiananmen Square, and calls for the CCP to "implement Chairman Mao's proletarian revolutionary line."
March 22, 1977
Vice Chairman Ye Jianying's Speech at the Closing Session of the Central Work Conference
Ye Jianying praises Mao Zedong, offering a historical overview of his achievements, and says that Hua Guofeng "is raising Chairman Mao’s banner high and continuing his legacy."
May 10, 1977
Letter from Deng Xiaoping to Chairman Hua Guofeng, Vice Chairman Ye Jianying, and the CCP Central Committee
Deng Xiaoping offers a self-criticism and says that he endorses the policies of Hua Guofeng.
November 10, 1978
Hua Guofeng's Speech at the Opening Session of the CCP Central Work Conference
Hua Guofeng assesses developments in China since the Chinese Communist Party "smashed the Gang of Four" in 1976. He calls for the CCP to continue to follow the path laid down by Mao Zedong, and comments on China's economic policy and foreign policy.
November 25, 1978
Hua Guofeng's Second Speech at the CCP Central Work Conference
Hua Guofeng discusses the 1976 Tiananmen Incident following Zhou Enlai's death, the Gang of Four, and purges within the Chinese Communist Party (including Peng Dehuai, Tao Zhu, and Yang Shangkun).
December 13, 1978
Hua Guofeng's Speech at the Closing Session of the CCP Central Work Conference
Hua Guofeng reflects on the conclusion of the 1978 Central Committee Work Conference, and describes his policy of the "two whatevers," or the decision to uphold Mao Zedong's policies and instructions.
December 13, 1978
Ye Jianying's Speech at the Closing Session of the CCP Central Work Conference
Ye Jianying reflects on the "Fascist dictatorship perpetuated by Lin Biao and the Gang of Four."