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Nixon in China: Behind The Bamboo Curtain

Richard Nixon may best be remembered for his role in the Watergate scandals, but he is also credited as the man who opened Red China to the western world. His historic 1972 trip behind the bamboo curtain has been immortalized in John Adams' opera, Nixon in China, which premiered in 1987 and was revived this past summer by Opera Theatre of St. Louis in a technically groundbreaking production in which video plays a starring role.

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