President Eisenhower June 29 toured the first major scientific and cultural exhibition held by the Soviet Union in the United States.
LV PAN American and Russian flags PAN down to entrance of Soviet Exhibition Hall
CU Sign "Soviet Exhibition"
LV PAN INTERIOR...President Eisenhower enters and is greeted by Soviet Deputy Premier Frol.R. Koslov
CU Model of Sputnik I
STV President Eisenhower ad party examine rocket exhibits
SCU Nose cone of rocket
SV Director of Exhibition explains rocket exhibits
TGV PAN Soviet space display
GV Guests seated in theatre
SCU Vice-president Nixon addressing audience
SV PAN Audience
LV PAN Audience
LV Kozlov walks forward to cut tape
CU PAN Kozlov cuts tape
TV PAN Hall of agricultural
SV Russian car on revolving stand
SV Shooting brake ditto
LV PAN Exhibition of paintings
SV PAN Exhibition of musical instruments
LV PAN Man examines display of food
SCU Pan along display of food and bread shaped like animals
SCU Display of Russian drinks
GV Guest touring exhibition
SCU PAN Models of Russian buildings
SV PAN Exhibition showing Russian TU 114
CU Model of TU 114
GV People at exhibition
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Background: President Eisenhower June 29 toured the first major scientific and cultural exhibition held by the Soviet Union in the United States. Vice-president Nixon attended the same day opening ceremony by Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Frol Kozlov. The exhibition on three floors of New York's most modern exhibit on building is under the slogan of Peace, contains models of 'Sputniks', missiles, building development and cars.
Mr. Kozlov waited in the lobby to greet the President. Police in shirt sleeves and with drawn truncheons tried to bring order among clamouring newsmen seeking close-up pictures.
Vice-president Nixon, accompanying the President, took part in the official ceremony later in the day. Both keenly-eyed the Soviet exhibits. The first inspected was the cosmic sputnik which Deputy Premier Kozlov said was now in orbit round the sun. The President stayed an hour.
President Eisenhower's gesture in attending the show before it opened matches the one made by Russian Premier Khruschev last month at the U.S. Exhibition in Moscow to be opened by Vice-president Nixon July 25.