Foreword by Janet Yellen
The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United States, Cui Tiankai, will visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, May 27 to honor President Nixon's historic journey to China in 1972, and commemorate the 35th anniversary of normalization of relations between the two nations.
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.
China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, and these interactions make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. In his book, journalist Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections.