For more than 40 years the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well-written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. ...
NEW PHASE IN U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONS: September 1, 1972
When President Nixon and Japan's new premier, Kakuei Tanaka, met for a two-day conference in Kuilima, Hawaii, Aug. 31, there was no evidence of the old relationship between a conquering nation and the ...