Chapter 3 – His Name was Mr. Hu

           

Excerpt from Chapter 3 (Entire chapter is 24 pages)

It was very different being the leader of the delegation, First, I now had “old friend” status with the Chinese, having been there just two years before, Secondly, my relationship with Ambassador Wang Bingnan was most definitely affording my delegation extra care. But most importantly, it meant I had to shepherd the negotiations, make polite conversation, orchestrate the negotiation pauses and respond when questions were raised about US foreign policy. It also meant I was the one served the duck foot in my soup in recognition of my status!”