Legendary diplomat Chas W. Freeman, Jr., on U.S.-China strategy and history: Part 2


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This week, Kaiser and Jeremy continue their conversation with Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (see part 1 here), and focus on how he got interested in China, his fascination with the Chinese language, his early diplomatic career, his extraordinary experience as chief interpreter during Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China in 1972, and his prescient predictions of how China would evolve after the normalization of relations with the U.S.

Click here to listen to part 3 of this interview!

This podcast was edited and produced by Kaiser Kuo and Jason MacRonald.