China's V.P. Strengthens Ties In Muscatine, Iowa

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Read Kyle Munson's Des Moines Register piece "Seeds for Xi's Visit to Iowa Planted in 1979."

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the heir apparent to the presidency, visited Muscatine, Iowa Wednesday. He spent a week with a family there in 1985 to learn about American agriculture. Des Moines Register reporter Kyle Munson discusses the relationships foreign leaders form with U.S. towns.

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