Chen Yizi, a Top Adviser Forced to Flee China, Dies at 73

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April 25th, 2014

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Chen Yizi, who helped reshape China’s economy in the 1980s but who was deemed a counterrevolutionary after defending the student-led protests that filled Tiananmen Square in 1989, died in exile on April 14 in Los Angeles. He was 73…

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“Mr. Chen infused the early reforms with energy.”

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