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Old 24-02-2015, 08:45 PM   #148
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Lightbulb Noxin's Visit

72 Nixon Visits China, Meets Mao Zedong ..
In July 1971, President Nixon's National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger secretly visited Beijing during a trip to Pakistan, and laid the groundwork for Nixon's visit to China.. Transcripts of White House meetings and once confidential documents show Nixon began working to open a channel of communication with Beijing from his first day in the White House..From February 21 to 28, 1972, U.S. President Richard Nixon traveled to Beijing, Hangzhou, and Shanghai.. Almost as soon as the American president arrived in the Chinese capital, Chairman Mao summoned him for a quick meeting..Secretary of State William P. Rogers was excluded from this meeting and the only other American present besides Kissinger was Winston Lord.. To avoid embarrassing Rogers, Lord was cropped out of all the official photographs of the meeting..Unknown to Nixon and the rest of the American diplomats at the time, Mao was in poor health and he had been hospitalized up to only nine days before Nixon's arrival.. Nevertheless, Mao felt strong enough to insist to his officials that he would meet with Nixon..Upon his being introduced to Nixon for the first time, Mao, speaking through his translator, said to Nixon:"I believe our old friend Chiang Kai-shek would not approve of this"..Gene Name Noxin-Highly expressed in the testis, spleen and heart.. Expressed at high levels in the primary spermatocytes and to a lesser extent in the round spermatids..Also found in the bone marrow, brain, lung, kidney and liver..

February 21, 1972: Richard M. Nixon becomes first U.S. President to visit Communist China..

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