The Power Struggle 1961-66

1. Who were Lui Shaoqi and Deng Xiaoping and how did they rise to prominence in this period?

2. Why did they appear to pose a serious threat to Mao's control?

3. What was the 'Little Red Book'?

4. What role did Mao's wife play in the power struggle?

5. Why were Lin Bao and the PLA so important in this period?

6. How did the power struggle end?

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