First Lady's Big Visit to China

Michelle Obama receives surprise greeting when the Chinese President comes out to meet her.
3:00 | 03/21/14

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making headlines out of China, first lady Michelle Obama and the Chinese president coming out to meet her. A new American ambassador, today the moment that surprised even the Chinese and Jonathan Karl on it all. It's not quite the ping-pong diplomacy that preceded Nixon's visit. The president back home. The first lady along with her daughters and her mom are on a five-day tour, building good will and seeing the sites. Checking out the forbidden city. In a surprise, the president greeted the first lady. She proclaimed an instant bond with Mrs. Obama, although it's the first time we have ever met, she said, it feels like we are old friends. Unlike laura bush and Hillary Clinton who pressed human rights on their trip to China, first lady Michelle Obama will shy away from issues controversial with her Chinese hosts. Jon, thank you. Your money tonight. Your tax return.

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