Growing Up During the Cultural Revolution
By Kitty Hu
May 30, 2019 5:50 p.m.
Thirty years after the Tiananmen Square massacre, Min Zhou, UCLA professor of sociology and Asian American studies and Walter & Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations & Communications, recounts her experience growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution. “I did not have a childhood. I did not have a normal youth.” Listen to her speak about her family dynamics and what she witnessed on the streets from 1966 to 1976, a decade of radical upheaval in China’s history.