The world held its breath for 12 unbearably tense days in October 1962, after President John F Kennedy discovered that Kremlin leader Nikita Khruschev
was placing nuclear missile installations on the island.
The presence of an underground repressive force can be seen in the lower right foreground (in the section that looks like a fenced skating rink) where a face and torso resembling a hybrid of Lenin, Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khruschev
appears to be embedded in a transparent grave, leaving a lasting and unforgettable impression.
The Government were keen to play down embarrassing claims that he had been spying on Russian ships docked in the harbour during a visit by Soviet leaders Nikita Khruschev
and Marshal Nikolai Bulganin.
And Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev
, best remembered in the United States for threatening to "crush America under our feet," conceded that the Soviets had been in critical condition after German armies overran their best agricultural regions.
She was there when Russian Premier Nikita Khruschev
arrived in Los Angeles at the height of the Cold War, and when the Beatles arrived to a screaming horde of young girls rushing their plane.
Rockefeller tells tales of the long list of contacts compiled during his career: Soviet Prime Minister Nikita Khruschev
, Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, the shah of Iran, Richard Nixon and many other prominent figures from the 20th century.
But Lederhandler's favorite photograph is of Nikita Khruschev
hugging Fidel Castro at the 15th U.
Another photo of a bloated Nikita Khruschev
, pounding his shoe on the table at the U.
GEOFF Bubb was a young man working in Birmingham when Communist leaders Nikita Khruschev
and Marshal Nikolai Bulganin visited the city from the USSR more than 40 years ago.
Not the original Nikita Khruschev
, shoe banger extraordinaire, you understand, but a fishy namesake.
La tristemente famosa crisis caribena de 1962, gracias a lo poco que les quedaba de sabiduria a los dirigentes de las dos potencias mundiales, URSS y Estados Unidos, no tuvo, felizmente, las consecuencias catastroficas: el lider sovietico Nikita Khruschev
acepto retirar las bases de cohetes de Cuba.
In the early '50s, he was featured on the cover of Life following an unprecedented eight-hour "conversation" with Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev
It was once said, San Francisco is the only city in the country that would cheer Nikita Khruschev
and boo Willie Mays.
Dean Rusk, who was privy to much that transpired between Dwight Eisenhower and Nikita Khruschev
, expressed his concern that the growing personal diplomacy of a president concentrated too much power in an individual who might have "a quick temper and a weak heart .
delivered his secret speech on Stalin's terror; there were riots in Poland and counterrevolution and revolt in Hungary.