China’s Revolution to Riches: Photos

Deng Xiaoping in Nanjing in 1985
Deng Xiaoping, China's former leader, center, during a visit to Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, in 1985. Source: EyePress

Dec. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Lying in a Beijing military hospital in 1990, General Wang Zhen told a visitor he felt betrayed. Decades after he risked his life fighting for an egalitarian utopia, the ideals he held as one of Communist China’s founding fathers were being undermined by the capitalist ways of his children -- business leaders in finance, aviation and computers.

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