From the archives: How The Times covered China’s Cultural Revolution

An illustrated guide to China’s Cultural Revolution (July 1966)

Sketches re­prin­ted from the People’s Daily that il­lus­trate one phase of China’s cam­paign to wipe out “the old thought, the old cul­ture, the old cus­toms and the old habits cre­ated by the ex­ploit­ing classes for thou­sands of years.”

Sources: Los Angeles Times archives

Credits: Los Angeles Times