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Madame Chiang Dies at 105

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Madame Chiang Dies at 105

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Madame Chiang Dies at 105

Madame Chiang Dies at 105

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The widow of Gen. Chiang Kai-Shek, the leader of China's Nationalist Party, dies at the age of 105. Madame Chiang was once the most powerful woman in China. Later, she fled during the Communist revolution and helped her husband establish a government on Taiwan. Hear BBC reporter Francis Marcus.