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Chinese Nuclear Testing

Embassies of the People's Republic of China around the world tracked reactions to the PRC's nuclear tests in 1964 and 1965. This collection, drawn from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Archive, includes cables from the Chinese missions in countries such as North Korea, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Algeria, and the Soviet Union. See also the larger and more comprehensive Digital Archive collection: Chinese Nuclear History. (Image: Still from 1966 Chinese film from the National Archives and Records Administration, NAID 72247.)