Khrushchev Visits IBM
Clip: Season 26 Episode 7 | 1m 22s
During his American tour in 1959, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev toured the IBM factory in San Jose, California. While visiting, the innovation Khrushchev was most fascinated by was not the computers, but rather the company's cafeteria. "Cold War Roadshow" premieres November 18 on American Experience PBS.
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Sergei Khrushchev's home movies of his father's plane trip to the U.S.
Watch a clip from "Cold War Roadshow" premiering November 18 on American Experience PBS.
A U.S. Information Service film about Soviet Premier Khrushchev's 1959 tour of America.
Nikita Khrushchev's son, Sergei, reflects on his father's 1959 trip to America.
To ease Cold War tensions, Pres. Eisenhower invited Soviet Premier Khrushchev to America.
In 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev toured the U.S. Premieres Nov. 18 on PBS.
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