James R. Lilley
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James R. Lilley

James Roderick Lilley ; born January 15, 1928 in Qingdao, China; died November 12, 2009 in Washington, DC; was an American diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to China at the time of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Wikipedia*

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James R. Lilley has 23 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Forum as a Fellow for the American Enterprise Institute. The year with the most videos was 1994 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 315 views per program. Most appearances with Nicholas Eberstadt (3), Winston Lord (3), Jim Sasser (2). Most common tags: China, Korea (South), Foreign Policy.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2004 - Present Senior Fellow, Public Policy, American Enterprise Institute Videos: 1


Ambassador, China, United States c. April 20, 1989 - c. June 9, 1992 Videos: 11 Ambassador, South Korea, United States c. October 16, 1986 - c. January 3, 1989 Videos: 1 Fellow, American Enterprise Institute c. December 7, 1993 - c. February 7, 1996 Videos: 9 c. September 16, 1999 - c. September 16, 1999 Videos: 1 Assistant Secretary, Defense Research, Department of Defense c. June 9, 1992 - c. December 7, 1993 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-China Relations

    U.S.-China Relations

    Former U.S. ambassadors to China spoke about their personal experiences as diplomats and current relations with China. Among…

  • Future of the Korean Peninsula

    Future of the Korean Peninsula

    Ambassador Lee and Assistant Secretary Hill delivered remarks at the inaugural event for the U.S.-Korea Institute. Topics…

  • <em>China Hands</em>

    China Hands

    James Lilley and son Jeffrey Lilley talked about their book, China Hands: Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and…

  • North Korean Nuclear Programs

    North Korean Nuclear Programs

    Witnesses testified about the regional implications of North Korean resumption of its nuclear weapons development program.…

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