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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"People's Fire Brigade, quick! The Chairman's thoughts have caught fire!"
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Published byDaily Express
Date30 Apr 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptFrench Police snatch defector from Chinese guards The thinker by Mao Tse-Rodin
Person DepictedMao; Zedong (1893-1976)
Implied textSculpture: The Thinker by Rodin depicts a man in sober meditation battling with
a powerful internal struggle. It is often used to represent philosophy. [wikipedia 6 Aug
2008]
NotesNews: 29 April: A young Chinese, apparently drugged, who spent eight hours slumped in a
chair at Orly airport while a dozen of his countrymen besieged the offices of the airport
police, was later driven away by ambulance to a Paris hospital. The Chinese who staged
their demonstration outside the police office in which he was being detained refused to
move away until he was "liberated".
SubjectsChina
France
anger
communism
defection
East-West relations
sculpture
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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