Events in 1971 initiated big shifts in China and America

Henry Kissinger’s secret trip to China in July 1971, in the words of his biographer Niall Ferguson, “fundamentally altered the global balance of power.” China was inserted into the US/USSR cold war calculation. Other events 50 years ago shaped the world in which we live. During that distant May of 1971 youthful protesters camped out for … Continue reading Events in 1971 initiated big shifts in China and America