Nixon in China
On the 35th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s historic trip to China in February 1972, our panelists will discuss the significance of Nixon's meeting with Chairman Mao Tse-Tung and how it changed U.S. China relations.
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Meeting
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