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China Calls

Paving the Way for Nixon's Historic Journey to China

by Anne Collins Walker

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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.


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Publisher: Madison Books
Edition: 40th Anniversary

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 5, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781568332666
  • Release date: October 5, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781568332666
  • File size: 7213 KB
  • Release date: October 5, 2012

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  • ISBN: 9781568332666
  • File size: 3352 KB
  • Release date: October 5, 2012

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History Nonfiction

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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.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Madison Books
    Edition:
    40th Anniversary

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 5, 2012

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781568332666
    Release date: October 5, 2012

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781568332666
    File size: 7213 KB
    Release date: October 5, 2012

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781568332666
    File size: 3352 KB
    Release date: October 5, 2012

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English