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China Forum
A Conversation with Ambassador Freeman
September 22, 2021

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman Jr. joined us for China Forum: Conversations with Ambassadors. We discussed his diplomatic career and touch on topics such as the 1982 Joint Communique, how the U.S.-China relationship has changed over the years, and lessons learned from decades of diplomatic service. Watch below or click the link here:

This episode is Part II of a two-part conversation with Ambassador Freeman. In Part I, Ambassador Freeman shared his memories from the periods of rapprochement and normalization. Ambassador Freeman played a large role behind the scenes during this time period, including as the principal U.S. interpreter for President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China. That episode is available to watch here: