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"This Doesn’t Happen Very Often In The Soviet Union" Transcript
Wally McNamee:

This was also in 1973 and the occasion is Leonid Breshnev in the United States visiting President Nixon who invited him to California, to his home in San Clemente. And, late on a Saturday afternoon, they had a party around the pool. This doesn't happen very often in the Soviet Union. And, Breshnev—Well, Henry Kissinger's date that day was this young woman, on the left, the motion picture actress, Jill St. John. And—President Nixon is cropped out of the picture at the right because he really didn't add anything to this. And, the thing that comes through is that they don't make 'em like that in the Soviet Union.

(Audio excerpt from The Littlefield Society Symposium, March 28, 2003, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas)

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