The Marriage of Chiang and Soong : The Power Game-Chiang Kai-shek and His Families

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  • Creator Phoenix Satellite Television
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
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  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : Phoenix Satellite Television, [2009] New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2013. ©2009
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (1 video file (30 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color
  • OCLC ocn959527324


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  • In 20th-century China, concubinage was a common practice. Even in China, though, the love relationship between the country's most powerful man and his concubine was something extraordinary. Was the reason behind the marriage of Chiang Kai-shek and Soong May-ling love, or was it a political maneuver? Charlie Soong, the father of May-ling and the political partner of Chiang, was a key figure in determining China's destiny due to his wealth and prominent social stature. The intimate history of the Chiang and Soong families is explored in this program.


  • Originally released by Phoenix Satellite Television, 2009.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 19, 2013.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.
  • In Mandarin.
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