Opening of The Week that Changed the World
March 7, 2012: Part of “The Week that Changed the World,” a conference marking the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s trip to China. Welcome remarks by Nixon Foundation Chairman Ron Walker, U.S. Institute of Peace President Richard Solomon, and Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Zhang Yesui, live link keynote from Beijing by Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, a historical video, and a panel on “Changing the Cold War World” featuring General Brent Scowcroft, Ambassador Stapleton Roy, and Dr. Robert Kagan. Moderated by David Ignatius. Surprise remarks by Henry Kissinger.