“Cold War Roadshow” on PBS’ American Experience Nov. 18th relives the all-but-forgotten whirlwind 10-day trip of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and his family to the U.S. in September 1959. At the height of the Cold War, Khrushchev hobnobs with Wall St. types, goes to Hollywood, tries a hot dog, visits a farm and has what can only be described as the Great American Road Trip.
“Cold War Roadshow” on PBS’ American Experience Nov. 18th relives the all-but-forgotten whirlwind 10-day trip of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and his family to the U.S. in September 1959. At the height of the Cold War, Khrushchev hobnobs with Wall St. types, goes to Hollywood, tries a hot dog, visits a farm and has what can only be described as the Great American Road Trip. Courtesy of American Experience
“Cold War Roadshow” on PBS’ American Experience Nov. 18th relives the all-but-forgotten whirlwind 10-day trip of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and his family to the U.S. in September 1959. At the height of the Cold War, Khrushchev hobnobs with Wall St. types, goes to Hollywood, tries a hot dog, visits a farm and has what can only be described as the Great American Road Trip. Courtesy of American Experience

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November 17, 2014 6:47 PM

Travels with Nikita: PBS to show Khrushchev’s tour of 1950s America

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