How Many Chinas Are There?

Summary

In 1972, President Richard Nixon did the unthinkable: he became the first US president to visit communist China. Ping pong tournaments, free pandas, and photo-ops with Chairman Mao; what exactly happened in Beijing? In this episode, Nat discusses the importance of President Nixon’s first visit to the People’s Republic of China, and how it changed the course of US-China relations forever. 

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