Unny Confronts Mao

We’re in Xi’an now.

Don’t have a lot of time to go through and edit pics and such.  Trying to get out and see the Terra Cotta Warriors and such.

So here’s a quick pic of Unny at the Gate of Heavenly Peace with Mao Zedong.

  1. 1417
    1417 – Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) is a symbol of China. It was built in 1417, originally called Cheng Tian Men (Gate of Heavenly Succession), meaning that emperors obeyed the order of Heaven in ruling the country.
    From China Travel Service-Destination beijing tour beijing guide beijing travel …Related web pages
    http://www.chinats.com/beijing/beijing10.htm

  2. 1651
    1651 – An impressive 110 feet tall, Heavenly Peace is the main entrance to Forbidden City, which has been renamed the Palace Museum. Once the walled estate of emperors, only the Emperor himself was permitted to use Tian An Men — guards kept everyone else out.
    From GameFAQs: Mario is Missing! (SNES) FAQ by Raging_DemonTENRelated web pages
    http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/snes/file/588464/9516

  3. 1919
    May 4, 1919 – sity on May 4, 1919, to discuss a course of action. What could be done about their government’s unpopular decision to cave in to the Treaty of Versailles? Naively, they expected the Western democracies to respect the sovereignty of their nation rather than indulge sity on May 4, 1919, to discuss a course of action. What could be done about their government’s unpopular decision to cave in to the Treaty of Versailles? Naively, they expected the Western democracies to respect the sovereignty of their nation rather than indulge in Great Power scheming. Determined to express their frustration at their government’s capitulation, about three thousand Beijing students assembled in the large forecourt of the Forbidden City directly north of

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    From Quelling the PeopleRelated web pages
    books.google.com/books?id=xVCqntzw8XMC&pg=PA18 …

  4. 1949
    Oct 1, 1949 – Mr Li, then a relatively junior reporter, joined several hundred of the most influential figures of 20th-century China on October 1, 1949, to climb Tiananmen — the Gate of Heavenly Peace — at the entrance to the palace of the emperors. Mr Li, his skin mottled Mr Li, then a relatively junior reporter, joined several hundred of the most influential figures of 20th-century China on October 1, 1949, to climb Tiananmen — the Gate of Heavenly Peace — at the entrance to the palace of the emperors. Mr Li, his skin mottled with age and his white hair combed carefully back from his temples, is so slight that he is almost engulfed by his armchair. He pulls himself to his feet to greet a rare visitor to the sprawling apartment that was given to

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    From Retired reporter Li Pu recalls Mao founding People’s Republic of China – …Related web pages
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia

  5. 1966
    Oct 2, 1966 – Many of those standing proudly on the tribunal under the arching eaves of the Gate of Heavenly Peace must have trembled a little at the harsh tones of their new master. They had come a long way through many battles and over many weary roads to be thus denounced in pub- lic.
    From Lin Piao Stridently Dominates Bizarre Peking CelebrationRelated web pages
    pqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/485881272 …

  6. 1976
    Feb 24, 1976 – PEKING – An old campaigner far from home pressed the flesh of the proletariat in Peking today. Richard Nixon swept through the Gale of Heavenly Peace, shaking hands, tweaking babies and inviting one and all to come visit him in America. what do you want him to be when he grows the
    From Nixon politicks at Gate of Heavenly Peace .Related web pages
    news.google.com/newspapers?id=2nQuAAAAIBAJ …

  7. 1989
    May 27, 1989 – Article: Battering at the gate of heavenly peace. (Tiananmen, includes related articles on economic reform, Chinese army, 1919 revolution and reaction in Hong Kong) … find The Economist (US) articles. Battering at the Gate of Heavenly Peace WHATEVER its resolution, the drama that has
    From … : Battering at the gate of heavenly peace. (Tiananmen, includes related …Related web pages
    http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-7635807.html?refid

  8. 1995
    Oct 13, 1995 – The most objective study so far of the political storms that swept across China in 1989, “The Gate of Heavenly Peace” has drawn fire both from both the Tiananmen Square dissidents (who say it discredits the movement) and the Chinese government, notes reviewer Emily Mitchell.
    From MOVIES . . . THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACERelated web pages
    http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,4898

  9. 1996
    May 18, 1996 – By KEVIN THOMAS TIMES STAFF WRITER. In watching Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton’s superb three-hour documentary “The Gate of Heavenly Peace,” you have to wonder whether Mao Tse-tung would have created Beijing’s vast Tiananmen Square if he could have foretold the bloody massacre that
    From The Gate of Heavenly PeaceRelated web pages
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/cl-movie960518-3

  10. 1999
    Sep 27, 1999 – By MA FENG. In my wildest dreams, I never imagined that I would be on hand to witness the founding ceremony of the People’s Republic of China. I had arrived in Beijing from Shanxi province in April 1949, two months after the city had been “liberated,” to attend the first national youth
    From TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Gate of Heavenly Peace | 9/27/99Related web pages
    http://www.time.com/time/asia/magazine/99/0927

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