A private glimpse at the Soong sisters' lives to lightLu Feiran
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The three sisters were all part of Sun's close social circle: Ching Ling was his wife; Ai Ling was his assistant and Mei Ling married Chiang Kai-shek, one of the earliest followers of Sun. Their father, businessman and missionary Charles Soong, was a ...
Rulers and swords, bamboo and breezes
At 2.5 hours from Shanghai by car, Mogan Mountain is a wonderful escape from the hustle of the city. Before I went to Mogan Mountain, near Hangzhou, I thought it was just another green mountain with bamboo forests, like others in Zhejiang Province.
Diplomacy, style and family
Mei-ling's speech to the US Congress and tours in New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles emphasized the agony of the Chinese public under invasion. The visits were aimed at gaining US support and are shown in the exhibit through ...
Harvard Researcher Says Chiang Kai-shek Fighting Back against China Was A Disguise
The News Lens (press release) (registration)
UDN reports, on October 23, Taylor pointed out at the international academic conference, “Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek and Soong May-ling in World History,” that whether it was fighting against the Japanese army or building a police state after the KMT ...