From the 15th to the 28th of September 1959 Nikita Khrushchev visited the United States as first Soviet head of government ever at the official invitation of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
During his two weeks state visit the Kremlin chief managed to change the public opinion of the Americans towards him from hostile to welcoming.
Gelatin silver print, print date: 1970s
Image dimensions 23,4 x 34,4 cm (23,4 x 34,4 inch)
Object dimensions 28,1 x 35,4 cm (28,1 x 35,4 inch)
Double weight paper, semi-matte surface
Photographer's agency stamp and handwritten negative no. in pencil on the reverse
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