Gangsters Movie Night 2: 55 Days at Peking

Special pub week edition! I invite an expert on modern China and the Boxer Rebellion to watch 55 Days at Peking -- the 1963 Western-in-China starring Charlton Heston, David Niven, and Ava Gardner. Set during the 1900 Boxer War, it reflects the politics of the high Cold War in which it was made. My next Gangsters event is Jan. 27 in conversation with Clint Smith at New America: https://www.newamerica.org/fellows/events/jonathan-katz-gangsters-of-capitalism/ ... You can order the book here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250135582

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