Nixon in China

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Nixon in China. Opera in 2 acts by John Adams to lib. by Alice Goodman. Comp. 1984–7. Prod. Houston 1987, Edinburgh 1988. Plot is based on visit of US President Nixon to China in 1972 and characters also include Pat Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Mao Tse-tung and Mme Mao, and Chou en Lai.