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American Experience | S26 Ep7: Cold War Roadshow

In the fall of 1959, at the height of the Cold War, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev toured the United States for 12 days at the invitation of President Dwight Eisenhower. For both men, the visit was an opportunity to halt the escalating threats of the Cold War and potentially chart a new course toward peaceful coexistence. For the American press, it was the media blockbuster story of the year.

Available for streaming November 7, 2017, 10:00 am

Premiere Date: November 18, 2014 | Runtime: 00:51:46

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