Learn more about the United States and China’s recent meeting in Anchorage from this discussion

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China’s State Councilor Wang Yi exits the US-China talks at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage on March 18, 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media)

Representatives from the United States and China met face-to-face for the first time since President Joe Biden’s term began. The meeting took place last month and the Alaska World Affairs council hosted a forum featuring a correspondent giving context to the meeting and U.S.-China relations as a whole.

Lise Falskow: President and CEO of the Alaska World Affairs Council
Bill Clifford: President and CEO of World Affairs Councils of America
Mark Magnier: US correspondent for South China Morning Post based in Washington, DC

Alaska World Affairs Council
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BROADCAST: Sunday, April 4, 2021

RECORDED: Monday, March 22, 2021 via video conference


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Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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