In Rural California, an Imperial Dynasty Ends

Chiang Kai-shek once sent ambassadors to try the Imperial Dynasty's famous escargot. In this 1935 photo, the Chinese leader and his wife, Soong May-ling (better known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek), enjoy dinner at their home in Chungking.
Chiang Kai-shek once sent ambassadors to try the Imperial Dynasty's famous escargot. In this 1935 photo, the Chinese leader and his wife, Soong May-ling (better known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek), enjoy dinner at their home in Chungking.