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People/Characters: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

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The American Presidency: From Theodore Roosevelt to Ronald Reagan (Modern Scholar) by Robert DallekSoong May-Ling
The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight by Winston Groom
The China Mystique by Karen J. Leong
A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 by Kevin Peraino
Foreign Visitors to Congress: Speeches and History by Mary Lee Kerr
Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek: Christian Liberators of China by Basil Miller
The Soong Dynasty by Sterling SeagraveSoong May-Ling
The Soong Sisters by Emily HahnSoong May-Ling

Character description

Soong May-Ling (1898–2003) was the youngest of the three famous and influential Soong sisters of China. She was educated in the U.S. and married Chiang Kai-Shek in 1927. She acted as her husband's top advisor and played a highly public role in Chinese politics. She was nicknamed the "Dragon Lady" for her imperious manner.

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