S1 E4: Power Politics in the Ming Dynasty

Harvard University's Dr. Lik Hang Tsui tells the tale of the third emperor of the Ming dynasty, the ruthless Yongle who kills his nephew to take power. In a purge of his enemies, a loyal minister speaks out and receives the cruelest punishment: Death by ten degrees.
Aired: 6/27/2017 | 0:02:24
You may also like
  • The Jazz Ambassadors
  • Central Park Five
  • Secrets of Scotland Yard
  • The Queen’s Garden
  • The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
©2018 WNET All Rights Reserved.   825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019