Taiwan jarred by Shanghai Communique 40 years ago this hour (1972)

Video: Shanghai Communique comes together (at 0:13)

(Sunday, February 27, 1972) — U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued the Shanghai Communique at the conclusion of Nixon’s historic visit to China, a step toward the eventual normalization of relations between the two countries.

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