Zhou Enlai

Talking Points, February 27 - March 12, 2014

February 27, 2014

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter discusses "China Watching," a new documentary from the institute. As always, the newsletter includes a comprehensive calendar of China-centered events across North America.

Assignment: China - China Watching

February 27, 2014

This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute series on the work of reporters for American news organizations looks at the period 1949-1971, when most Americans could not visit the People's Republic. Though some non-U.S. citizens reporting for American organizations did manage to get into China, most reporters had to watch what was happening in China from Hong Kong.

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.

Assignment: China - The Week that Changed the World

January 31, 2012

Richard Nixon described his 1972 trip to China as "the week that changed the world." This segment in the USC U.S.-China Institute's series on American reporting on China focuses on coverage of that historic summit.

Gao, Zhou Enlai: The Last Perfect Revolutionary, A Biography, 2007

January 1, 2007

Yafeng Xia reviews this book for H-Diplo, January 2007, credit H-Asia

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.

Henry Kissinger and Mao Zedong "Memorandum of Conversation," February 17-18, 1973, 11:30pm-1:20am

February 18, 1973

Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, spoke with Chinese leaders at Chairman Mao's residence in Beijing.

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.



August 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, Outside the Box [Office], and Amazon Studios invite you and a guest to attend a special advance screening of One Child Nation.

August 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society for a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.