1971: In his second annual State of the World address to Congress, Nixon states « The United States is prepared to see the People’s Republic of China play a constructive role in the family of nations. » It is the first time the president refers to the P.R.C. by its formal name
1976: Richard Nixon arrives in Beijing, at China’s invitation, for a nine-day visit, during which he meets with Mao Zedong on February 24. The visit is a clear demonstration of China’s disenchantment with President Ford.
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