Watanabe said he had "a great experience" making Sixteen Candles but recognized in retrospect that he was "a bit naive" about his role.
Civil War Flag of the Fresh from the success of the Northern Expedition against the warlords, Chiang turned on the Communists, who by now numbered in the tens of thousands across China.
The question was rendered moot when the Wuhan government expelled all Communists from the KMT on July 15.
In December 1919, Mao helped organise a general strike in Hunan, securing some concessions, but Mao and other student leaders felt threatened by Zhang, and Mao returned to Beijing, visiting the terminally ill Yang Changji.
In December, they tried to overthrow Mao, resulting in the , during which Mao's loyalists tortured many and executed between 2000 and 3000 dissenters.
State visits Country Date Host December 16, 1949 November 2—19, 1957 During his leadership, Mao traveled outside China on only two occasions, both state visits to the Soviet Union.