When Nikita Khrushchev became the first Soviet Premier ever to visit the U.S., celebrations ran high. So did tensions.
While visiting the United States with his father in 1959, Sergei Khrushchev took some time to catch butterflies.
Get a first-person view of what it was like to ride in Khrushchev’s motorcade as he traveled across America.
Sergei Khrushchev was 22 when he accompanied his father on an unprecedented American tour. Sergei reflects on the whirlwind, cross-country trip and his impressions of America.