Nixon, Richard

Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai, "Toasts at a Banquet Honoring the Premier," February 25, 1972

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.

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.

Mao Zedong meets Richard Nixon, February 21, 1972

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.

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.

Richard Nixon, Press Conference on the Trip to China, February 10, 1972

February 10, 1972

Held at the White House. This was Richard Nixon's 22nd press conference. In addition to discussing the trip to China, there were questions raised concerning the war in Vietnam, the frequency of the president's news conferences, recognition of Bangladesh, and other matters.

Richard Nixon, "The Journey to Peking," from the Third Annual Report to the Congress on U.S. Foreign Policy, February 9, 1972

February 9, 1972

Part of a larger report on U.S. foreign policy. The report was delivered to Congress only days before Nixon left for China.

Richard Nixon announces he will visit China, July 15, 1971

July 15, 1971

The President explained that National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger had been meeting with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai and that it had been agreed that the President would now go to China.

University Faculty, “Memoradum for President-Elect Nixon on U.S. Relations with China,” November 6, 1968

November 6, 1968

This document came to light when John Rousselot (R-Los Angeles, California) had it placed into the Congressional Record on August 6, 1971, with a month of President Nixon announcing that he would go to China. Rousselot served in the House of Representatives 1961-63 (CA-25) and 1970-83 (CA-25 and then CA-26).

The Week That Changed The World: President Nixon's Historic Trip to China and the Future of U.S.-China Relations

The U.S. Institute of Peace and the Richard Nixon Foundation present a day long symposium that examines the origins of the trip, the current status of Sino-American relations and the outlook for the future of this critical bilateral relationship.

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December 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Pasadena, California

Longtime instructor Guang-Li (David) Zhang, a graduate of the Shanghai Art Academy teaches beginner and advanced students Chinese Calligraphy in mixed lecture and workshop classes.