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W. Averell Harriman Visiting With Nikita Khrushchev During 1959 Trip to the Soviet Union

Accession Number: 2008-1401-02

W. Averell Harriman Visiting With Nikita Khrushchev During 1959 Trip to the Soviet Union

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Description: Exterior view which includes left to right: Yuri Zhukov (partial view), possibly an interpreter named Oleg Trianovski, W. Averell Harriman, Nikita Khrushchev, and Anastas Mikoian. It is believed that the picture was taken in the gardens of the government's guest dacha Ogarevo located west of Moscow, Russia. Charles W. Thayer accompanied Harriman as a guide and confidant on the trip which took place May 12 - June 26, 1959. Harriman went as a special foreign correspondent for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA). Trip visits included Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, Yalta, etc., as well as areas in Siberia and the Urals, and ended with a meeting with Nikita Khrushchev. Original 35mm negative.
Date: June 23, 1959
Related Collection: Charles W. Thayer Papers
ARC Keywords: Diplomats; Gardens; Heads of state
HST Keywords: Russia; Soviet Union
People Pictured: Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986; Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971; Mikoian, A. I. (Anastas Ivanovich), 1895-1978; Trianovski, Oleg
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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