Viktor Jaanimetz is given asylum in US after defecting from Russian ship 'The Baltika'.
Unissued / Unused material.
Title - 'US gives asylum to Baltika defector'.
New York, United States of America (USA).
MS's of the Russian ship 'The Baltika', which brought Nikita Khruschev to America. Various shots as seaman Viktor Jaanimetz is interviewed by American pressmen. He is asked his opinion of Khruschev. He answers "a fanatic".
Various shots of Jaanimetz. He is asked why he defected, he answers "a free life". Asked what he means by a free life, he answers that he will be allowed to think the way he wants to and not to be told how to think.
Cataloguer's note: American commentary.