"Khrushchev in Iowa" 50 Year Commemoration


Welcome to the main webpage for the 2009 “Khrushchev in Iowa” 50th Anniversary Commemoration. The first group of pages below explain the event program. The second group of pages give extensive historic background, including 1959 press accounts, historic documents, film and photos. The short film at the bottom of this page, made by Iowa high school students, was a winning entry at the National History Day competition.

 

Program


Signature Events and Schedule

Sponsors of Khrushchev in Iowa


Other Anniversary Events


Press Coverage of the Commemoration


Historical Materials on the Visit


Iowa-Russia Relations Over the Years

 

Historic Garst Farm 


1959 Film Footage

 

Images from the 1959 Visit 


Also, read our blog where you can leave your own comments and memories.



 
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