Opening of The Week that Changed the World

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 …read more

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on President Nixon’s Trip to China

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on President Nixon’s Trip to China

March 7, 2012: : Part of “The Week that Changed the World,” a conference marking the 40th anniversary of President …read more

A Conversation with Zbigniew Brzezinski

A Conversation with Zbigniew Brzezinski

March 7, 2012: : Part of “The Week that Changed the World,” a conference marking the 40th anniversary of President …read more

Changing Public Perceptions of China: Nixon to Obama

Changing Public Perceptions of China: Nixon to Obama

March 7, 2012: : Part of “The Week that Changed the World,” a conference marking the 40th anniversary of President …read more

China’s Domestic Evolution: From Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping to the 21st Century

China’s Domestic Evolution: From Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping to the 21st Century

March 7, 2012: Part of “The Week that Changed the World,” a conference marking the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s …read more

The Week that Changed the World

The Week that Changed the World

How President Nixon achieved peace with the People’s Republic of China.

February 28, 1972 – The Shanghai Communiqué

February 28, 1972 – The Shanghai Communiqué

Following a week of diplomatic discussions and debates with Chinese officials, President Nixon, together with the leadership of the People’s …read more

February 27, 1972 – Communicating in Shanghai

February 27, 1972 – Communicating in Shanghai

President Nixon’s last full day in the People’s Republic of China was by far the busiest. The day began with …read more

February 26, 1972 – Hangzhou

February 26, 1972 – Hangzhou

The morning of February 26 was spent making final preparations for travel from Peking to the next stop on the …read more

February 25, 1972 – The Forbidden City

February 25, 1972 – The Forbidden City

President Nixon’s last full day in Peking began with a tour of the Forbidden City, which is now one of …read more