U.S. President Richard M. Nixon after being elected President of the United States. Special consultants, counselors and advisors to the President speak about Richard Nixon as the President. Richard Nixon and U.S. Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger discuss while walking in the White House. Dr. Kissinger talks about his role, assigned by President Nixon, in the U.S. Air Force One plane. Patrick Buchanan talks about Nixon's efforts to bring peace in Vietnam, Middle-East and People's Republic of China. President Nixon with Chinese Prime Minister Chou En Lai and other Chinese leaders during a state dinner in Peking, China. The Chinese band playing "Home on the Range." From a pro-Nixon "documentary" called "Portrait of a President" about President Richard Nixon. Released during his 1972 reelection campaign.
U.S. President Richard Nixon visits Peking, PRC (People's Republic of China). President Nixon gets off a car and is greeted by Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Zedong. They both pose for pictures. President Nixon seated with Chairman Zedong and Premier of the PRC Zhou Enlai. President Nixon shakes hands with Chairman Zedong and talks to Premier Enlai.
Early historic aviation event: Air expedition from Moscow to Peking. The aircraft and aviators are welcomed in Mongolia and Peking. Russian fliers in pioneering flight from Moscow to Peking. They are welcomed in the sacred Mongol city of Urga, on their way to China, A Junkers commercial F.13 monoplane, of the expedition, taxis to left. Russian DH-4 support biplane , taxis to right. Officials pose in front of the DH-4. Pilot seen standing in rear cockpit in background. Mongolian red army band plays. A Mongolian giant seen standing in the crowd, with small children in front of him. Crowd of Mongolian people sits and watches the event. Idol bearers to bring good luck to the fliers. Mongolian lamas display small images of Buddha. Mongolian troubadour plays a morin khuur (two-stringed instrument). Four Mongolian children stand. Yurts in the background Mongolian women stand in full traditional dress. Mongolian men in stands with fancy hats with peak. Next sequence takes place in Peking, China, at the end of the 3,500 mile flight, where the aviators are feted with a reception. Crowd waves Chinese flags. One of the Junkers J.3 airplanes of the expedition taxis ahead. Russian crew steps from another Junkers J.3 of the expedition. Lev Mikhailovich Karakhan, Russian Ambassador to China, and Marshal Duan Qirui (AKA Tuan Ch'i-jui), Provisional Chief Executive of Republic of China, pose with five Russian aviators, on steps of Government house in Peking.
A film about the United States President Richard Nixon's visit to Asia and Europe. President Nixon's motorcade on street in Peking, China. Chinese civilians ride bicycles on street. Pictures of Russian communist leaders Lenin and Joseph Stalin inside a building. President Nixon meets chairman of the Communist party of China Mao Zedong . They talk and shake hands.
A film titled 'A time for peace' about the United States President Richard Nixon's visit to Asia and Europe. An aircraft with a sign on the fuselage that reads 'The spirit of 72'. Aircraft taxis after landing in Peking, China. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon get off the aircraft. Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai greets the President. Officials greet the President. An honor guard salutes the President as a band plays.
A film about the United States President Richard Nixon's visit to Asia and Europe. A banquet at the great hall of people in the honor of U.S. President Nixon. A Chinese official delivers a speech in Chinese and a woman translates it into English. President Nixon delivers a speech. President and Premier Zhou Enlai confer. First Lady Pat Nixon talks to cooks as they prepare food. She visits a zoo and looks at a panda. Mrs. Nixon visits a school and examine the children in a classroom. President Nixon, First Lady and Premier Zhou Enlai at a ping pong, badminton and gymnastic meet. Players play ping pong, badminton. Audiences applaud.