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Russian Soviet Communist politician   secretary-general of Soviet Communist Party 1953-1964   at 20th Communist Party Congress, denounced Joseph Stalin 1956   premier of Soviet Union 1958-1964   engaged in "kitchen debate" with Richard Nixon at US Exhibition in Moscow 1959   at meeting of UN 1960, banged shoe on table to express anger at ..

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1896- Born on the 2nd of December.  – He rose from tsarist army ranks to become the most decorated military figure in soviet history, four times a “hero of the soviet union”.  1919 – He joined the communist party.  1937-38 – He advanced rapidly through different military posts during stalin’s infamous army purge.  1941- Became ..

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US political strategist and talk show host   staged 1952 rally in Madison Square Garden to help persuade Dwight Eisenhower to run for US president   produced "typical American house" exhibit at US Exhibition in Moscow 1959, providing setting for kitchen debate between Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev   collaborator and husband of Jinx Falkenburg ..

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1931 – Born on March 2nd in Privolnoye, Stavropol, USSR. Russian politician and reformer. 1942-1943 – Gorbachev survived the Nazi occupation of his land in Stavropol province. 1947 – Helped his father, a combine harvester operator, to harvest a record crop on a collective farm. 1950 – Studied law on a State scholarship at Moscow ..

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US general, war hero, and Republican politician   1943-1945 – Led Allies in World War II.   1945-1948 – Army chief of staff.   1948-1952 – President of Columbia University (on leave 1951-1952)   1950-1952 – 1st Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR).   1953-1961 – 34th president of US.   With John Foster Dulles, ..

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1917 – Born in Boise, Idaho on the 9th of December. 1941 – He completed his undergraduate education at Yale University, after launching a poetry review, Furioso, with his roommate. 1943 – He went on to attend Harvard Law School before joining the United States Army and was recruited into the OSS later that year. ..

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