July 24, 1959 – Kitchen Debate in Moscow

July 24, 1959 – Kitchen Debate in Moscow

On July 24, 1959, in front of replica of a suburban American kitchen, U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev engage in an impromptu debate about the merits and disadvantages of capitalism and communism.

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June 23, 1959 – Klaus Fuchs released

June 23, 1959 – Klaus Fuchs released

After only nine years in prison, Klaus Fuchs, the German-born Los Alamos scientist whose espionage helped the USSR build their first atomic and hydrogen bombs, is released from a British prison.

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