Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Reception

Following introductions, the former Madame Chiang spoke about the history of U.S.-Taiwan relations. Mrs. Soong is the widow of… read more

Following introductions, the former Madame Chiang spoke about the history of U.S.-Taiwan relations. Mrs. Soong is the widow of the late president of China Chiang Kai-Shek. She was first lady of China from 1928 to 1949 and, following the overthrow of Chiang Kai-Shek, she was first lady of Taiwan from 1949 to 1975. U.S. senators held a reception for her in recognition of China’s role as a U.S. ally in World War II. close

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Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Reception

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Program ID:
66368-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 1995
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 1995

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  • Jul 29, 1995 | 5:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 30, 1995 | 7:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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