Deng Xiaoping

Q&A with Fu Hongxing, Director of "Mr. Deng Goes to Washington"

October 6, 2015

Watch the Q&A session with director Fu Hongxing following the screening of his new documentary that delves into the lesser known details of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s historic trip to the United States in 1979.

U.S. Department of State, "Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XIII"

January 1, 2013

The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Historian's "Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)" series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.

Deng Xiaoping, "Sino-American relations must be improved," Dec. 10, 1989

December 10, 1989

Excerpts from a talk with Brent Scowcraft, National Security Advisor for Pres. George H.W. Bush. From Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping, v. 3.

Deng Xiaoping, "The U.S. should take the initiative in putting an end to the strains in Sino-American relations," Oct. 31, 1989

October 31, 1989

Excerpt from remarks Deng made to former President Richard Nixon in Beijing.

Tiananmen Square Document 25: Secretary of State's Morning Summary for June 10, 1989, China: Mixed Signals on Purge, 1989

June 10, 1989

This document explores the meaning of Xiaoping's speech, and also reports that Chinese authorities continue to round up suspected "counterrevolutionaries." (June 10, 1989)

Deng Xiaoping, "Interview with Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes," Sept. 2, 1986

September 2, 1986

As abridged in Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping, v. 3.

Deng Xiaoping, "Our principled position on the development of Sino-U.S. relations," Jan. 4, 1981

January 4, 1981

Excerpts of remarks Deng made to Senator Theodore Stevens (R-Alaska) and Anna Chennault, vice chair of the Presidential Export Commission. Included in Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping, V. 2.

Jimmy Carter and Deng Xiaoping, Exchange of Comments and Toasts at the White House, Jan. 29, 1979

January 29, 1979

Deng Xiaoping made the first state visit by a Chinese leader to the U.S. January 28-February 5, 1979.

Zbigniew Brzezinski meeting with Deng Xiaoping, May 21, 1978

May 21, 1978

U.S. National Security Advisor Zbignew Brzezinski visited Beijing in May 1978. This is a transcript of his meeting with Deng Xiaoping (Teng Hsiao-p'ing). This transcript was top secret until declassified.

Mr. Deng Goes to Washington

Harvard University's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a screening of "Mr. Deng Goes to Washington." After the film, there will be a discussion with the film's director, Mr. Fu Hongxing, in Chinese.