Mao, Khrushchev and the Great Leap Forward

Between 1958-1962 Mao's second five year plan, known as the Great Leap Forward, resulted in economic chaos and a famine that killed over 40 million people. It was in part inspired by Mao's attempts to eclipse Soviet leader Khrushchev as the leader of the communist world. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy