Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

China Hand Lilley Dies

James R. Lilley, 81, a longtime CIA operative in Asia who served as ambassador to China during the Tiananmen Square crackdown and was regarded as one of the most eloquent and learned voices on the modern Sino-American relationship, died Nov. 12. The Post obituary will run tomorrow, but here's a terrific introduction to his life:

By Adam Bernstein  |  November 13, 2009; 3:36 PM ET
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: The Daily Goodbye
Next: 'Thatcher has died ...'

Comments

I love this interview by Bob Cohen. It is so good considering the China background of Bob Cohen.

Good job Bob!

Sharon Scoby
sharonscoby@gmail.com

Posted by: sharonscoby | November 14, 2009 6:18 AM | Report abuse

Thank you for posting this fascinating video. James Lilley was a gentleman, a great public servant, and he led an extraordinary life.

Posted by: FCCreader | November 14, 2009 8:50 AM | Report abuse

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company