Kissinger, Henry

Getting to Know You -- The US and China Shake the World, 1971-1972

February 21, 2012

What US documents reveal about the uncertain path to rapprochement.

Henry Kissinger and Mao Zedong "Memorandum of Conversation," October 21, 1975, 6:25-8:05pm

October 21, 1975

Henry Kissinger, U.S. Secretary of State and Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, spoke with Chinese leaders at Chairman Mao's residence in Beijing.

Analysis of Secretary Kissinger's Meeting with Chairman Mao, October 21, 1975

October 21, 1975

A memorandum prepared by Winston Lord that analyzes Secretary Kissinger's meeting with Chairman Mao.

Henry Kissinger and Mao Zedong "Memorandum of Conversation," November 12, 1973, 5:40-8:25pm

November 12, 1973

Henry Kissinger, U.S. Secretary of State, spoke with Chinese leaders at Chairman Mao's residence in Beijing.

Henry Kissinger and Mao Zedong "Memorandum of Conversation," February 17-18, 1973, 11:30pm-1:20am

February 18, 1973

Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, spoke with Chinese leaders at Chairman Mao's residence in Beijing.

Richard Nixon and Yen Chia-kan "Memorandum of Conversation," January 5, 1973, 4:00-4:15pm

January 5, 1973

US President Richard Nixon spoke with Taiwan Vice President Yen Chia-kan.

Nixon in China Itinerary, Feb. 17 -28, 1972

February 28, 1972

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

Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai, "Memorandum of Conversation," February 23, 1972 2-6 pm

February 23, 1972

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

Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai, "Memorandum of Conversation," February 22, 1972 2-6 pm

February 22, 1972

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

Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong "Memorandum of Conversation," February 21, 1972, 2:50-3:55pm

February 21, 1972

President Nixon spoke with Chinese leaders at Chairman Mao's residence in Beijing.

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Events

August 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, Outside the Box [Office], and Amazon Studios invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of One Child Nation.

August 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society for a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.