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The 1959 Kitchen Debate

Author: Yale Richmond

July/Aug 2009
Page 42   ( 6 pages)

Summary: Fifty years ago this summer, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and American Vice President Richard Nixon sparred before the media, debating the merits of Capitalism versus Communism on the site of the first-ever American Exhibition in Moscow. It set the stage for 40 years of cultural exchanged.

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