Gift to Premier of China, 1999

Gift to Premier of China, 1999

Doug Parrett, far right, helped Tom Pritzker (second from right), a Chicago businessman and philanthropist, with the gift of a prize bull to the Premier of China, Zhu Ron Ji, in 1999. In his oral interview, Dr. Parrett states that the bull itself never left the U. of I. Barn, but its semen was shipped to China to improve the quality of Chinese livestock.