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    Nixon Visits China

    Postcard commemorating Nixon's historic visit to China, 1972.

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    President Jiang Zemin

    Cover photo of "The Nineties" magazine, Hong Kong, takes 'a sly poke' at China's former leader with a close-up of Jiang Zemin, who looks as if he is fixing his hair.

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    Nixon in China

    In this cover photo from Newsweek, President Richard Nixon toasts Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai in the Great Hall of the People in March, 1972.

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    Whatever Chairman Mao Tells Me to Do, I Shall Do | Mao zhuxi zenyang shuo de, wo jiu zenyang zuo

    Whatever Chairman Mao tells me to do, I shall do--Learn from Chairman Mao's works like Comrade Wang Jie. Illustration shows Wang Jie, a model PLA soldier who was used to promote the cult of Chairman Mao in the early 1960s, amidst grinning workers and peasants.

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    House of Representatives

    A day in the life of the Diet. The House of Representatives meets in Japan.

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    Akihito Takes a Wife

    Image taken at the wedding ceremony of Prince Akihito and Shoda Michiko. The prince deviated from previous tradition in marrying a woman of his own choosing.

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    Townsend Harris

    Townsend Harris, first government representative of an Occidental power to Japan. He remained in Japan from 1856 to 1862.

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    Pu Yi

    Pu Yi, last of the Chinese emperors, was installed on a puppet throne in Manchuria (renamed Manchukuo) in an attempt by the Japanese to convince the world that Manchuria was independent and that an agreement between the two countries was in effect.

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    President Sun Wen

    Portrait on postcard of President Sun Wen (later Sun Yat-sen), who in 1921 became president of the provisional government of the Republic of China.

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    Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen with Mao's portrait and soldiers on guard duty.

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    Chairman Mao

    Lifesize print of Chairman Mao Zedong. Red inscription along the bottom says "We wish Chairman Mao long life". Righthand side says "Respectfully donated by a Red Guard organization".