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China marks 90th anniversary of communism
Ninety years after communist party was founded, its popularity among masses remains strong.
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2011 03:02

The Chinese communist party is celebrating its 90th anniversary.

Under its founder Mao Zedong, policies like the Cultural Revolution and the Great Leap Forward resulted in the deaths of millions of people.

Nonetheless, Mao is still revered, and his home town has become a major tourist attraction.

Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Hunan province in China.

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