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
Ray Takeyh and Nikolas Gvosdev discuss how the United States can work with countries whose behavior it may not condone.
CFR's James M. Lindsay remembers Richard Nixon's historic trip to China in 1972 and discusses the importance of diplomacy in international relations.
Jerome A. Cohen discusses the successes of the Shanghai Communique forty years later and says challenges lie ahead for political leaders to preserve both peace in East Asia and freedom for the people of Taiwan.