The Thought of Mao Tse-tung

Mao Tse-tung (Mao Zedong); 1893-1976

This section presents a series of transcriptions from the CBC radio program Ideas. Presented by authors Rick Salutin and Dr. Han Suyin, these lectures present unique perspectives and detailed analyses of Mao Tse-tung Thought from the era of the Cultural Revolution.

These transcriptions include a number of notations and references to source materials and supplemental works, all of which are provided by the transcriber,

For an authoritative overview of Mao’s work, visit the Marxists Internet Archive’s Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung) Archive.


Lecture One: Rick Salutin: “The Thought of Mao Tse-tung itself: How Can We Best Come to Understand It?”

Lecture Two: Dr Han Suyin: The Thought of Chairman Mao and the Chinese People

* Notice: The above-noted selections are presented for purposes of commentary and criticism. No copyright on this material is claimed by this website or by anyone associated with it.

Excerpted material is from the following source:

The thought of Chairman Mao [sound recording]
[Toronto]. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 1972. 1 sound cassette: analog.