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Nixon and Khruschev “Kitchen Debate”

Reel Number: 220316-06

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1959

Country: Russia


TC Begins: 20:21:25

TC Ends: 20:37:10

Duration: 00:15:45

Nixon and Khruschev “Kitchen Debate” - NB Clearance must be sought from Ampex before use. Khruschev makes long speech in Russian and gesticulates with hands whilst Nixon stands in background. Nixon to microphone talks about success of exposition - says he was asked by Russian market manager for tickets when he was out walking that morning which he had delivered to him. Nixon and Khruschev in hat - Nixon speaking re competition between USSR and USA - technology - says there should be a free exchange of ideas especially when each have progressed further on different things, for example Russia has made more progress in rocket / space race technology whilst USA have progressed further in the development of colour television. K cuts in saying they are more superior. Voice out of vision explains that interview is being recorded on Ampex colour videotape ( inventions ) . K speaking in Russian. Nixon tells K that everything he says in Moscow will be reported in America. K asks if Americans will see pictures when Nixon says yes he shakes hands. Laughter. Cold War

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