Skip to content


1 - 10 of 41


June 27, 1966

Excerpt from a Conversation between Zhou Enlai and Albanian Party Leaders, 27 June 1966

Zhou Enlai, Enver Hoxha, and Mehmet Shehu have a detailed conversation about high-level purges in the Chinese Communist Party. Zhou also discusses China's difficult relations with North Korea and the Vietnam War.

May 5, 1966

Meeting with Comrade Mao Zedong on 5 May 1966

Mao Zedong, Mehmet Shehu, Hysni Kapo, and others have a conversation, coincidentally, on Marx’s birthday. They discuss Khrushchev’s legacy, the history of the Chinese Communist Party, and the story of Liri Belishova.

December 15, 1949

Telegram, Zhou Enlai to Wen Shizhen

November 19, 1949

Telegram, Zhou Enlai to Gao Gang and Li Fuchun

Zhou Enlai tasks Gao Gang and Li Fuchun with exploring whether or not Chinese coal can be exported to North Korea.

October 12, 1950

Ciphered Telegram No. 25553, Roshchin to Filippov [Stalin]

Mao Zedong has already given orders to halt Chinese troops preparing to cross the Korean border.

October 8, 1950

Telegram from Mao Zedong to Filippov (Stalin)

Mao informs Stalin that the Chinese volunteers could cross into Korea by October 15.

June 21, 1975

Conversation Record of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Meeting with Pol Pot, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea

This records contains the full transcript of the talks between Mao and Pol Pot (an excerpt was originally published in CWIHP Working Paper #22, '77 Conversations between Chinese and Foreign Leaders on the Wars in Indochina'). Mao Zedong muses on the nature of the struggle between the capitalist and socialist forces within China. He tells Pol Pot not to blindly follow the Chinese model, but adopt Marxist theory to the Cambodian realities.

March 3, 1954

Instructions from the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party

The Central Committee provides instructions on transmitting and discussing Zhou Enlai's speech on the Gao Gang issue.

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 1, 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.