Henry Kissinger Speaks On China And The Mideast

Henry Kissinger Speaks On China And The Mideast

This month, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State during the Nixon and Ford Administrations and co-winner of the 1973 Nobel …read more

The Week That Changed the World, Part I

The Week That Changed the World, Part I

October 13, 2010: Together with the Nixon Center and the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California, the Nixon …read more

The Week that Changed the World, Part II

The Week that Changed the World, Part II

October 13, 2010: Together with the Nixon Center and the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California, the Nixon …read more

Only Nixon Could Go To China

Only Nixon Could Go To China

When considering why Richard Nixon was the President who decided to extend the hand of friendship to the People’s Republic …read more

The Shanghai Communiqué

The Shanghai Communiqué

On February 27, 1972, the United States and China put together the joint U.S-China communiqué, the conclusion of Nixon and …read more

Making History by Agreeing to Disagree

Making History by Agreeing to Disagree

My recent summary of last week’s news failed to recognize an important anniversary . It was thirty-six years ago last …read more

Buckley, Nixon, and Mao – 1972

Buckley, Nixon, and Mao – 1972

In February of 1972 three airplanes, two were charter flights, the third was Air Force One, made their way from …read more

Margaret MacMillan Talks Nixon and Mao

Margaret MacMillan Talks Nixon and Mao

2008: British historian Margaret MacMillan discusses, “Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World.”

Chinese Ping Pong Champ Recounts RN Meeting

Chinese Ping Pong Champ Recounts RN Meeting

Zedong Zhuang, three-time World Table Tennis men’s singles champion, came to the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum to pay his …read more

President Nixon Announces China Trip

President Nixon Announces China Trip

July 15, 1971: President Nixon announces his intention to accept an invitation to visit the People’s Republic of China.