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W. Averell Harriman Visiting With Nikita Khrushchev During 1959 Trip to the Soviet Union

2008-1401-00 (untitled)
Accession Number
2008-1401-00
1x1.5
Black & White
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HST Keywords
Russia; Soviet Union
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Description
Exterior view which includes W. Averell Harriman, third from the left, and Nikita Khrushchev seen second from the right. It is believed that the picture was taken in the gardens of the government's guest dacha Ogarevo located west of Moscow, Russia. Others in the photograph includes from left to right: unidentified man but possibly an interpreter named Oleg Trianovski, Yuri Zhukov, and Anastas Mikoian on the far right. Charles W. Thayer accompanied Harriman as a guide and confidant on the trip which took place May 12 - June 26, 1959. Harriman went as a special foreign correspondent for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA). Trip visits included Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, Yalta, etc., as well as areas in Siberia and the Urals, and ended with a meeting with Nikita Khrushchev.
Date(s)
June 23, 1959