Date of Award
Master of Arts
Dr. Lewis Carlson
Dr. Ross Gregory
Dr. James Ferreira
Masters Thesis-Open Access
The end of the Cold War brought the uncertainty of the future relationship between the US and the countries of the former communist bloc. The major component of the prognosis is the analysis of the factors that determined the policies and the directions of the Cold War.
The visit of the Soviet Premier to the US marked a turning point in the Cold War mentality of the two nations. This paper will attempt to prove that the visit was a unique and revolutionary event in the course of the confrontation, and yet a logical continuation of earlier developments in the international arena.
This thesis is largely based on the unique interviews of people close to Khrushchev in the 1950s, who share their personal accounts of the personality of soviet leader and its effect on the political realities of that time.
Puchkova, Tatyana I., "The Role of Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 Visit to the US in the Development of Soviet-American Relations" (1999). Master's Theses. 3886.