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Walker, Anne Collins, 1939-
China calls : paving the way for Nixon's historic journey to China / Anne Collins Walker
Alternate Title Paving the way for Nixon's historic journey to China
Updated 40th anniversary ed
Lanham, Md. : Madison Books, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E856 .W34 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Travel -- China
Subject(s) Visits of state -- China -- History -- 20th century
Subject Walker, Ronald H. (Ronald Hugh), 1937-
United States -- Foreign relations -- China
China -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1969-1974
Physical Description xiv, 530 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Note "Published in cooperation with the Richard Nixon Foundation."
Includes index
Summary In 1971 the United States had no diplomatic relations or established route of communications with China. Despite that, in a stunning act of diplomacy, President Richard Nixon announced that he would travel to China to meet with its leaders. Ron Walker, director of the White House Advance Office, was chosen to make it all happen. This is the story of Walker and his team. China Calls is based on the actual transcripts of telephone calls between the advance team in Peking and the White House in Washington. Much is known about Nixon's actual visit, but the story of how it all came together has never been told until China Calls. This 40th Anniversary Edition has an updated epilogue and additional photos
Alternate Author Richard Nixon Foundation

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