Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau

When Nixon met Mao: ping-pong tables charted a path to the negotiating tables

  • ‘Finding ways to bring the two peoples together, we just have to look for them’ is the reminder, more than 50 years later
  • A chance exchange between an American player and a Chinese counterpart became the unlikely nudge for ‘the ping heard round the world’

Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
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