Chinese http://kplu.org en 'Cultural Revolution Cookbook': A taste of humanity http://kplu.org/post/cultural-revolution-cookbook-taste-humanity From about 1966 to 1976, China's leader Mao Zedong enforced a brutal agenda. Everything was rationed during the Cultural Revolution. Millions of people were forced out of the cities and into the countryside, where food was even scarcer. The government controlled people's movements, their livelihoods, even their thoughts.<p>A new book combines the memories and culinary skills of one Chinese political dissident who lived through that time. Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:52:47 +0000 NPR Staff 3864 at http://kplu.org 'Cultural Revolution Cookbook': A taste of humanity Fixer-upper in the Dalles yields valuable Chinese artifacts http://kplu.org/post/fixer-upper-dalles-yields-valuable-chinese-artifacts <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976025.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976025.mp3</a></p><p>THE DALLES, Ore. &ndash; A fixer-upper is paying unexpected dividends for a couple in The Dalles, Oregon.</p><p>The back parking lot of the old building they bought as an investment is yielding artifacts that give rare insight into the lives of pioneer Chinese immigrants in the Northwest.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:25:47 +0000 Tom Banse 2006 at http://kplu.org Fixer-upper in the Dalles yields valuable Chinese artifacts Giant Magnet attracts Chinese troupes for final year of fest http://kplu.org/post/giant-magnet-attracts-chinese-troupes-final-year-fest <p>The final Giant Magnet Children&rsquo;s Festival is underway in Seattle. It&rsquo;s the 25<sup>th</sup> year of the event which aims to introduce young audiences to the world - it&#39;s people, customs and cultures.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 12 May 2011 20:11:17 +0000 & KPLU News Staff 1578 at http://kplu.org Giant Magnet attracts Chinese troupes for final year of fest