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May 12, 1972

Mansfield (D-Montana), the Senate Majority Leader, and Hugh Scott (R-Pennsylvania), the Seante Minority Leader, visited China between April 19-22, 1972. They subsequently prepared a report on the trip for President Richard Nixon.

March 1, 1972

March 1972 statement on Taiwan's national fate provided by the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of China

February 28, 1972

Remarks made by President Richard Nixon after his trip to the People's Republic of China.

February 28, 1972

Outline of President Richard Nixon's historic trip to China. Excerpted from "Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents," February 28, 1972.

February 27, 1972

Toast at the end of the President's historic trip. Followed the signing of the Shanghai Communiqué

February 27, 1972

President Richard Nixon of the United States of America visited the People's Republic of China at the invitation of Premier Zhou Enlai of the People's Republic of China from February 21 to February 28, 1972. The Shanghai Communiqué was the first US-China joint statement outlining the basis of the relationship between the great powers.

February 25, 1972

Banquet in the Great Hall of the People. The toasts were made shortly after 9 pm and were broadcast live via satellite to the United States.

February 23, 1972

The leaders spoke at the President's guesthouse in Beijing.

February 22, 1972

The leaders spoke in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

February 21, 1972

Declassified transcript of the Beijing meeting between China's leader and America's. It took place in Chairman Mao's living quarters.