Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in Washington D.C. and is welcomed by President Eisenhower.
Washington DC USA Date:1959, September 15 Duration:8 min 22 sec Sound:Yes
'Khrushchev's American journey' about Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Washington D.C., United States. An aircraft lands at an airport in Washington D.C., United States and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrives on September 15, 1959. U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower welcomes him. Khrushchev being greeted by officials and girls present him with flowers. An honor guard lined up to welcome the Soviet Premier. 21 guns being fired to honor him. President Eisenhower delivers a welcome note as he expresses his gladness on Premier Khrushchev's visit to America. He also mentions about the talks between the two leaders about unresolved international questions. Premier Khrushchev in his address thanks President Eisenhower for giving him a warm welcome. Mr. And Mrs. Khrushchev along with the President leave in a car. Motorcade moves past a large crowd in the streets. They get off the car outside the President's guest house where Premier Khrushchev will stay. Khrushchev arrives at the White House where he presents a memento to President Eisenhower as Vice President Richard Nixon and others look on. President Eisenhower and the Soviet Premier board a helicopter and go for an aerial tour of the Washington D.C. Aerial views of the Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, U.S. Capitol, Key Bridge over Potomac River, local highways, suburban residential area and suburban shopping center as seen from the air.
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