The Fall of Lin Biao
In April 1969, the ninth Party Congress met in Beijing. It gave formal recognition to the tumultuous changes of the previous three years by adopting a Report on the history of the Party as construed from the vantage point of the Cultural Revolution, producing a new Constitution to replace that of 1956, and electing a new Central Committee. Lin Biao had reasons to be happy with all three actions.
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