President Reagan in China

President Ronald Reagan arrived in China on April 26, 1984, to start a six-day visit - the first by an American president since President… read more

President Ronald Reagan arrived in China on April 26, 1984, to start a six-day visit - the first by an American president since President Nixon in 1972. There was a welcoming ceremony in Tiananmen Square outside the Great Hall of the People where he was greeted by Chinese President Li Xiannian with a 21-gun salute. President Reagan then attended a banquet given in his honor by President Li. He gave an address where he spoke about the need for “mutual respect and mutual benefit” between China and the United States. He said some phrases in a Chinese language. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Reagan in China

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Program ID:
107544-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Beijing, China
First Aired:
Jun 21, 1998
Last Aired:
May 1, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jun 21, 1998 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 21, 1998 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 1998 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 1998 | 6:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2007 | 8:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2011 | 2:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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