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Seize the Hour

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In February 1972, Nixon amazed the world with a trip to China. He was the first US President to go there -- in fact officially the first American since the Communist takeover. It was like a visit to the far side of the moon, but also a brilliant stroke of policy. With China on side Nixon could get out of Vietnam; US technology could help Mao recover from his disastrous Cultural Revolution; most of all, both needed a buttress against Soviet Russia in aggressive mood. Yet the visit set a tone that still lingers. Did the ...

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Seize the Hour
2007, John Murray Publishers Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780719565236

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Seize the Hour
2006, John Murray Publishers Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780719565229

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