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9-22-59 - Xtra - Nikita S.F. Speech

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-1093
Run Time
0h 4m 24s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1959
Abstract
Black and white footage featuring Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev making a speech with the aid of an interpreter at the Sheraton-Palace hotel in San Francisco. He talks about the history of the USA and USSR and how many Russian immigrants came to California. He and the Soviet people all hope for a world of peace and friendship with America and other nations. He hopes his talks with President Dwight D. Eisenhower on this trip will help ensure that peace. This was the first time a Soviet premier had visited the USA.
Main Credits
Koza, Frank (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich (1894-1971) (is participant)
Khrushcheva, Nina Petrovna (1900-1984) (is participant)
Related Place
San Francisco (production location of)