• Short Summary

    AFTER OPENING THE SOVIET MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH EXHIBIT IN KANSAS CITY ON THURSDAY, THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR AND MRS DOBRYNIN DROVE TO INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI, TO SEE A MUSEUM AND LIBRARY FILLED WITH MEMENTOES OF A POLITICAL LIFETIME THAT WAS CLIMAXED BY EIGHT YEARS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

  • Description

    AFTER OPENING THE SOVIET MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH EXHIBIT IN KANSAS CITY ON THURSDAY, THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR AND MRS DOBRYNIN DROVE TO INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI, TO SEE A MUSEUM AND LIBRARY FILLED WITH MEMENTOES OF A POLITICAL LIFETIME THAT WAS CLIMAXED BY EIGHT YEARS IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

    AFTER SIGNING THE GUEST REGISTER AT THE HARRY S. TRUMAN LIBRARY, THE DOBRYNINS MET THE GENTLEMAN FROM MISSOURI, THE FORMER PRESIDENT HIMSELF. DOBRYNIN SPOTTED AN EAR OF CORN LYING ON THE DESK AND ASKED WHETHER MR TRUMAN HAD GROWN IT. "NO", MR TRUMAN REPLIED, "THAT'S KANSAS CORN. WE RAISE BETTER CORN THAN THAT IN MISSOURI".

    TOURING THE MUSEUM, MR TRUMAN'S PRIZE EXHIBIT WAS THE CHICAGO NEWSPAPER THAT HEADLINED ERRONEOUSLY THAT HAD BEEN DEFEATED BY TOM DEWEY. AFTER THE VISIT, DOBRYNIN SAID OF HST... IT WAS INTERESTING TO MEET HIM. AND MR TRUMAN SAID, "HE'S A FINE GENTLEMAN".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6DOU81RGAE7UZ7WYDP58RL3KO
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DOU81RGAE7UZ7WYDP58RL3KO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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