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'Red Star Over China' to hit Chinese TV screens

IANS  |  Beijing 

A television series adaption of the classic, "Red Star Over China", written by American journalist Edgar Snow, will be screened in on Saturday.

It is one of the most influential books written in 1937 with a Western understanding and sympathy for the Communist Party of (CPC) in the 1930s, Xinhua news gency reported on Wednesday.

The 30-episode television series will be faithful to the book, extensively depicting military and political developments in

Snow, the first Western journalist to meet Chairman Mao and other CPC leaders, recorded the first authorised account of Mao's life as well as the history of the Long March during the Chinese revolution.



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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 13:52 IST