Zhou Enlai served under Mao Zedong as a instrumental in consolidating the control of the Communist Party's rise to power, forming foreign policy, and developing the economy . Zhou Enlai survived the purges of other top officials during the Cultural Revolution. With Mao dedicating most of his later years to political struggle and ideological work. Zhou was the main driving force behind the affairs of state during the Cultural Revolution.
Zao Ziang emerged on the national scene due to support from Deng Xiaoping after the Cultural Revolution, as a liberal reformer. Commies of Wall Street.