Oral history interview with Li Hongwen, 1964
Li Hongwen was born in Shanxi. Li studied abroad in Japan and after he came back, he had a long political career in Shanxi after 1913. In 1931, he went to Nanjing as Yan Xishan's representative to negotiate a reconciliation with the Central government. He was appointed by Kong Xiangxi (Kung, H. H.) as the Director of Wuhan Customs. Li served as a member of the People's Political Council in Chongqing in 1937.
Scope and Contents
In this interview, Li discusses his life and his political career during the Republican China period.