Ping-Pong Oddity


Subject:
International Governments , Sports , Foreign Relations , Table Tennis

Description:
Text of an unpublished book about the U.S. table tennis team's 1971 "ping-pong diplomacy" trip to China. This trip, taken during the Nixon administration, was considered to be a turning point in improvements in U.S.-China relations. The personal account includes some photos from the trip. Part of a larger publication on the history of U.S. table tennis from USA Table Tennis, "the national organizing body for table tennis in the United States."

Creator:
Boggan, Tim

Publisher:
USA Table Tennis

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.usatt.org/articles/ppoddity01.shtml


PID= res:lii-21098