Beyond the Doc: Khrushchev
Clip: Season 26 Episode 7 | 3m 45s
In September 1959, Nikita Khrushchev was the first Soviet leader to visit the United States. His family, including his 22-year-old son, Sergei, accompanied the Soviet premier on his American tour. Sergei reflects on the whirlwind, cross-country trip and his impressions of America and its people. "Cold War Roadshow" premieres November 18 on PBS American Experience.
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In 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev toured the U.S. Premieres Nov. 18 on PBS.
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