11 Dec. 2002
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
Republican Henry Hyde, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives'
International Relations Committee (R), views an exhibition in Shanghai
December 11, 2002. The exhibition, called "Journeys to Peace and
Cooperation", showcases the 30th anniversary of U.S. President Richard
Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972. Hyde urged China to pressure
old ally Pyongyang into halting its nuclear weapons programmes. The
hotograph shows Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong meeting President Nixon.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV