World: Russia: Stresses & Shoes

Nikita Khrushchev could not match the glamour of the Kennedys' Paris visit in his own progress toward Vienna, but he did his best. To counter Jackie, he brought along his stout, pleasant-featured wife Nina (who was recently caught staring wistfully at high-fashion corsets at the British Trade Fair in Moscow). He arranged stopovers to receive welcomes from his own "allies." Boarding his private railroad car in Moscow, he stopped first at Kiev and then at Lvov, where a dutiful crowd turned out to cheer—even though Lvov is a Polish city snatched by the...

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