Executive Roundtable on Agents of Subversion with John DeluryVIEW EVENT DETAILS
The Fate of John T. Downey and the CIA's Covert War in China
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Experience a riveting tale of espionage, subversion, and political intrigue in Asia Society Northern California's (ASNC) exclusive Executive Roundtable on Agents of Subversion. Join us on Thursday March 30, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pacific in Silicon Valley, for an off-the-record discussion with John Delury, Senior Fellow at Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, as he reveals the harrowing story of John T. Downey's imprisonment by Mao Zedong's government for two decades. Delury's groundbreaking research on this covert mission into Manchuria will offer insights into the futility of clandestine operations to overthrow Mao and highlight the damage it did to American political life. Moderated by ASNC Advisory Council Member, Orville Schell, this private event is exclusively for Innovator, Groundbreaker, Advisory Council, and Board Members. Join us for lunch, and be a part of a compelling discussion that explores the dark side of U.S.-China relations.