Podcast: Ambassador Richard Solomon on Impact of Nixon’s China Trip

Podcast: Ambassador Richard Solomon on Impact of Nixon’s China Trip

Richard Solomon served as the Asia expert on President Nixon’s National Security Council. Nixon’s week that changed the world was a …read more

The Opening of China: Nixon’s Global Impact

The Opening of China: Nixon’s Global Impact

On February 21, 1972, Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to visit the People’s Republic of China. Called “the …read more

Nixon On the Record: End China’s Isolation

Nixon On the Record: End China’s Isolation

President Nixon addresses Midwestern media executives in Kansas City on July 6 1971. 44 years ago, President Nixon acknowledged the harsh …read more

Developing Nixon’s China Policy

Developing Nixon’s China Policy

Richard Nixon’s 1953 Far East Trip holds pivotal, if little known, importance in the history of US-China relations. It was …read more

Planning the Surprise – Media and the Trip to China

Planning the Surprise – Media and the Trip to China

Often termed “The Week that Changed the World,” President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China was founded upon intense planning. Geopolitics …read more

The Opening of China

The Opening of China

President Nixon’s opening to China, including his historic 1972 visit, was the public result of sensitive diplomatic initiatives. Former members …read more

Nicholas Griffin’s New Book “Ping-Pong Diplomacy”

Nicholas Griffin’s New Book “Ping-Pong Diplomacy”

Nicholas Griffin is a half-British, half-American writer, who, in the best transatlantic tradition, lived the first half of his life …read more

Christopher Nixon Cox Speaks About China

Christopher Nixon Cox Speaks About China

Last Thursday night, Manhattan attorney Christopher Nixon Cox spoke at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire. His talk, “The …read more

President Nixon’s China Visit, through a Contemporary Lens

President Nixon’s China Visit, through a Contemporary Lens

On Friday, February 25, 1972, during the historic visit to China, President and Mrs. Nixon hosted a Reciprocal Banquet for …read more

Understanding President Nixon’s Appreciation for Philosophy

Understanding President Nixon’s Appreciation for Philosophy

Reflecting upon his February 1972 China trip, President Nixon declared that his one of his most vivid impressions was the …read more