National Affairs: Change of Heart?

In Moscow last August, Vice President Richard Nixon went on record as approving a trip to the U.S. by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. "On balance, I believe that at some time Mr. Khrushchev should be invited to the United States," Nixon told a press conference. "I think on such a visit, clearly apart from the discussions he would have with the President on an official basis, the visit would serve other useful purposes. He would have a chance to see firsthand the United States." Nixon was already aware that such a visit was in the works: before he left for the...

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