President Nixon, First Lady and other delegates view artifacts in the Palace Museum of the Forbidden City during trip to China
Beijing China Date:1972, February 25 Duration:3 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States President Richard Nixon and First Lady Mrs Patricia Nixon on their tour to People's Republic of China. President Nixon, First Lady, Secretary of State Rogers with Chinese dignitaries view artifacts among the collection of the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City. Main host from China is Marshal Yeh Chien-ying, Vice Chairman of the Military Affairs Commission. They view burial coffins, mummies, fine art and treasures of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Chinese painting and idols of horses and warriors. Large vase with dragon carvings. The party walks out of the building and observe a gilded bronze lion.
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