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|Vice-President Nixon in Russia, 1959
Vice-President Nixon flew to Moscow, Russia, on July 22, 1959, for an 11-day visit to the U.S.S.R. One of the principal stops on his itinerary was to open officially the American National Exhibition in Moscow's Sokolniki Park.
debate" between Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita
Khrushchev, an impromptu and somewhat heated
exchange at the American National Exhibition, was heard
and seen by millions of people around the world thanks to
radio and television coverage.
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