The Heat: 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique

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The Heat: 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique

Richard Nixon ended his historic visit to China 45 years ago with the Shanghai Communique, which opened the doors for modern China-U.S. relations. That document outlined the areas of cooperation between China and the U.S. and highlighted respect for differences. It laid a strong foundation for a full establishment of ties between the two countries just a few years later.

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough takes a look back at the historic visit that took place 45 years ago.

The Heat: 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique pt 1

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough takes a look back at the historic visit that took place 45 years ago.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was part of the U.S. delegation to China in 1972 – he was National Security Adviser under President Nixon and helped craft the Shanghai Communique with his Chinese counterparts.

CGTN’s Wang Guan sat down with Dr. Kissinger to talk about the 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique and the current state of China-U.S. affairs.

The Heat: 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique pt 2

CGTN’s Wang Guan sat down with Dr. Kissinger to talk about the 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique and the current state of China-U.S. affairs.

To discuss the legacy of the Shanghai Communique and look at modern China-U.S. relations:

  • Victor Gao, Chinese international relations expert
  • Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

The Heat: 45th anniversary of the Shanghai Communique Pt 3

To discuss the legacy of the Shanghai Communique and look at modern China-U.S. relations is Victor Gao, Chinese international relations expert and Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relation.

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