“Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the United States” Exhibit Opens in Kaohsiung on October 6

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PR-1152E | Date: 10/03/2011

The Kaohsiung Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is pleased to join with National Sun Yat-sen University and the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in presenting the “Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the United States” exhibit at the National Sun Yat-sen University’s Library and Information Service Building from October 6 through November 30, 2011.

The exhibit displays historical documents and artifacts that show the strong bonds between Dr. Sun, the great leader of modern China, and the United States. The U.S. National Archives, Hoover Institute, and the family of Homer Lea, a close advisor to Dr. Sun, have all provided valuable items for this exhibit.

Following the opening ceremony, Judy Lu, former Acting Chief of the Asian Division at Library of Congress, will make a presentation on “The Birth of the First Republic in Asia as Seen from Diplomatic Documents.”

The opening ceremony will take place on October 6 at 10:00 a.m. and the lecture presentation by Judy Lu will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the library’s conference room on the 2nd floor.

For more information about the exhibit, please visit these websites:

Media contact persons for the exhibit:

  • National Sun Yat-sen University’s America Center, Miss Chiu, Tel: 07-525- 2490
  • AIT Kaohsiung Office, Miss Lin, Tel: 07-238-7744 ext. 625