Richard Nixon

Joint Communiqué of the United States of America and the People's Republic of China, December 15, 1978

December 15, 1978

The United States of America and the People's Republic of China have agreed to recognize each other and to establish diplomatic relations as of January 1, 1979.

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.

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.

Richard Nixon, Remarks upon Returning from China, Feb. 28, 1972

February 28, 1972

Remarks made by President Richard Nixon after his trip to the People's Republic of China.

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, "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.

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