What was cropped out of this photo of Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher?

April 13, 2013Jing GaoNo Comments, , ,

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A spittoon! Into which Deng, then the paramount leader of China, expectorated loudly while expressing his firm stance on Hong Kong’s return to China in early 1980s.

Her tripping down the steps in front of the Great Hall of the People is also a memento to Chinese.

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