Joshua Goldstein talked about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.
Professor David Arase discusses Sino-Japan-US ties.
President Truman spoke at the White House. He subsequently took questions on weapons programs, appointments, political races, and hydraulic power projects.
Congressional Research Service, “China: Possible Missile Technology Transfers from U.S. Satellite Export Policy – Actions and Chronology,” September 5, 2001
This report was written by Shirley A. Kan.
The Tonkin Gulf Resolution is of historical significance because it gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of conventional military force in Southeast Asia. Specifically, the resolution authorized the President to do whatever necessary in order to assist "any member or protocol state of the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty." This included involving armed forces.
Signed at Taipei, 28 April 1952
Entered into force, 5 August 1952, by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Taipei
This is order No. 1 of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek to the Japanese forces in China, excluding Manchuria, Formosa, and French Indo-China north of 16 degrees of north latitude, which were surrendered under the act of 9 September 1945. This order supplements the acts of surrender to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers and his General Order No. 1.
Signed at Castle Zeelandia 1 February 1662
Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.
Scott Rozelle discusses his new book that looks at the stark contrast between China's rural and urban populations.