A History of US-China Relations

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A celebration ceremony inside the Chinese imperial palace, the Forbidden City after the signing of the Boxer Protocol in 1901.

Once upon a time, the United States and China were allies. How did the alliance come about, and how did US policy toward China develop during colonial times? What role did opium play? When did China and the US become adversaries, and what are China’s ambitions today? Historian Judd Kinzley will guide us through the ups and downs of US-China relations.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Norman Gilliland Producer
  • Tom Blain Technical Director
  • Norman Gilliland Interviewer
  • Professor Rania Huntington Guest
  • Judd Kinzley Guest

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