Richard Nixon

Revisiting Kissinger's Secret Trip to Beijing

July 8, 2021

It's been 50 years since Kissinger's trip, which paved the way for normalized relations between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China.

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

Talking Points, July 15, 1971 - Nixon and Zhou Shake the World

July 15, 2016

On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.

Hillary Clinton, "Remembering the Nixon Trip and U.S.-China Relations Today," March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012

Full text and video of Secretary of State Clinton's remarks. She spoke at a U.S. Institute for Peace and Nixon Foundation conference.

Yang Jiechi, "Remarks on U.S.-China Relations," March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi spoke at a U.S. Institute for Peace/Nixon Foundation conference marking the 40th anniversary of Pres. Nixon's 1972 trip to China. Yang spoke via video link from Beijing where it was March 8, 2012.

"Top Secret" Goes to China

March 6, 2012

Video from the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on the play that recently toured China, where it stimulated considerable debate about the role of the press.

Robert D. Hormats, “Forty Years after the Nixon Visit: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities in US-China Economic Relations,” March 6, 2012

March 6, 2012

Hormats is Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs. He spoke in New York at the Asia Society.

Susan Loewenberg on "Top Secret" in China

February 28, 2012

Video of a presentation at the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on the play that recently toured China and the role of the Chinese press.

Geoffrey Cowan on "Top Secret" in China

February 28, 2012

Video of a presentation at the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on the play that recently toured China and the role of the Chinese press.

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.

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