Foreign News: Halfway Coexistence

While Khrushchev was busy denouncing the U.S. in Austria, his subordinates in Moscow were acting as if some of their best friends were Americans. Almost 300 of the cream of Moscow society showed up for the U.S. embassy's Fourth of July celebration. Among them: First Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan, Secretaries Frol Kozlov and Nikolai Ignatov.

So many people arrived for the party, including busloads of American tourists, that one old lady was prompted to remark: "Did President Eisenhower decide to come after all?" Apart from the crowds, the little cakes and flowing Schaumwein, the big three sat on a circular veranda and...

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