Henry Kissinger Makes a Secret Trip to Beijing
After several rounds of backdoor diplomacy through go-betweens, National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger made a secret trip to the PRC in order to meet with Zhou Enlai and other senior Chinese leaders to pave the way for a visit by President Nixon.
These trips marked the reopening of direct ties between Washington and Beijing, after more than 20 years of non-recognition.
Type of Exchange:
United States Government
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Friday, July 9, 1971 to Sunday, July 11, 1971
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