Memorandum of Conversation Peking, February 21, 1972, 2:50–3:55 p.m. Chairman Mao:

Our common old friend, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, doesn’t approve of this. He calls us Communist bandits.

President Nixon:

Chiang Kai-shek calls the Chairman a bandit. What does the Chairman call Not for reproduction or distribution him?