[Podcast] From battlefield glory to gruesome execution: The fall of Yuan Chonghuan


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How did Yuan Chonghuan, who achieved one of China’s greatest military victories and ascended to the highest ranks of government, fall so far from favor that he ended up executed by lingchi, death by a thousand cuts?

Click here to read the article by James Carter.

Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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