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Chinese Women's Delegation Tours Washington, New York

A Chinese delegation led by Huang Ganying, vice-chairman of the Chinese National Women's Federation, toured Washington and New York. Members of the delegation met American women from a wide range of professions and circles both from rural and urban areas. Patricia Roberts Harris, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and Mrs. Blumenthal, wife of W. Michael Blumenthal, Secretary of Treasury, had lunch with the Chinese delegation. In addition, the delegation was met by the current Chinese ambassador to the U.S. and the Chinese representative to the United Nations. The delegation went on to visit Madison, Lansing, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

The Xinhua General Overseas News Service, May 29, 1979

Type of Exchange: 
Chinese National Women's Federation
Participants (Types): 
Chinese women American women
Exchange Date: 
Sunday, May 27, 1979
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