Curated Collection

Editorial: US-Russia Diplomacy


On August 30, 1963, the United States and USSR established a direct telephone line between Moscow and Washington. In the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis the prior year, the hotline between US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev was intended to avoid misunderstandings that might result in nuclear war. Experience US-Russia diplomacy through the decades in this curated editorial stock footage collection.