Mao Zedong (left) welcomes Richard Nixon to Beijing, in February 1972. Picture: AFP

From the Post archives: Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China

Read how the South China Morning Post covered Richard Nixon’s 1972 China trip, when the then US president insisted, ‘We do not want walls of any kind between peoples’

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Mao Zedong (left) welcomes Richard Nixon to Beijing, in February 1972. Picture: AFP
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