White House Watch: Twinkles From Beijing

Osborne, John
February 1979
New Republic;2/10/79, Vol. 180 Issue 6, p10
Assesses the hospitality shown by the U.S. government to Chinese Vice Prime Minister Teng Hsiao-ping during his visit to the country. Highlights of a press briefing in Washington a day before Teng's arrival; Reasons behind the U.S. policy towards Teng; Evaluation of the relationship between China and the U.S.; Political and strategic implications of the visit of Teng on the U.S.; Controversy over President Jimmy Carter's invitations to former presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford to attend the state dinner for Ten and his party.


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