RUSSIA: Be Kind to Americans

After a month at the Black Sea, Nikita Khrushchev was tanned and full of beans, homilies, pleasantries and high spirits. Except for his bluster at a group of German editors about nuclear annihilation, he radiated good will toward the rest of the world. In fact, he seemed to be on a Be-Kind-to-Americans jag.

On the very day that he received an insistent personal request from President Eisenhower, asking about the fate of eleven U.S. airmen shot down over Soviet Armenia last September, Khrushchev got into his limousine and drove out to the $5,000,000 U.S. exhibition site in Moscow's Sokolniki Park....

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