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US-USSR Kitchen Debate – 1959 | Today in History | 24 July 16

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On July 24, 1959, during a visit to Moscow, Vice President Richard Nixon engaged in his famous “Kitchen Debate” with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

Nixon In USSR
At the opening of the United States Fair in Moscow, Vice-President Richard Nixon and Soviet chief Nikita Khrushchev are seen as they engage in a final exchange, following a free-wheeling debate that has made head-lines for its hard-hitting discussions of explosive topics. Their jovial yet meaningful remarks are indicative of the unconventional diplomacy that has marked their meeting.

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