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This was the famous visit that took Khrushchev across the U.S. on a whirlwind tour which included the infamous barring of his visit to Disneyland by the staunchly anti-Communist Walt Disney. All in all, a noteworthy and somewhat bizarre appearance by the Soviet Premier and one which was to be reciprocated by Eisenhower, had the U-2 incident not flared up the following year.
This report, a daily capsule rundown of the activities of the Premier's visit, was broadcast in the afternoon of September 25th.
In 1959 things were hopeful in September. A year later, the hope evaporated.
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