On Show at Taipei's National Palace Museum

You can't accuse Beijing of nursing a grudge. Diplomatically overlooking the fact that Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek took 2,972 crates of the very finest...

Reshooting History in a New China Film

It's early 1949, China's in the endgame of its civil war and Mao Zedong's communist forces are poised to take Beijing. Just south of the Yangtze, in Nanjing,...

Taiwan's Statue Wars

On a lush hillside in northern Taiwan, the late dictator Chiang Kai-shek smiles benevolently—over and over. Here he is astride a horse or brandishing a book;...

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