U.S. China Policy

President Clinton outlined his policy toward China a few days before the Chinese president arrived for a summit meeting. He stressed… read more

President Clinton outlined his policy toward China a few days before the Chinese president arrived for a summit meeting. He stressed the benefits of engagement with China on security and economic issues in order to expand areas of cooperation and foster a more open China. He also criticized those calling for a harder stance against China for its human rights violations because such a stance would have little support among U.S. allies and it would increase Chinese proclivity for human rights violations. close

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

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Program ID:
93319-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 1997
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 1997

Airing Details

  • Oct 24, 1997 | 2:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 1997 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 1997 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 25, 1997 | 7:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 26, 1997 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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