Why Khrushchev famously wielded a shoe at the UN
Professor Ludmilla Selezneva on the incident at the UN Assembly where Nikita Khrushchev, a leader of the Soviet Union, waved his shoe.
- Mythology around the incident
- What really happened at the meeting and why the Soviet leader was irritated
- Political agenda in 1960: Decolonization, Hungarian revolt
- Why Nikita Khrushchev had taken off his shoe
- Khrushchev and the policy of peaceful coexistence