A Few Cold War Words From Nikita Khruschev – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room
Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio Special Report – Nikita Khruschev Reports – Jan. 16, 1961
As the Kennedy Years started to unfold, the Cold War took on new aspects. The U-2 incident during the last months of the Eisenhower administration put a damper on what slow thaw had taken place in the years leading up to it. With JFK there was a certain amount of testing limits and reactions. The big bone of contention, aside from nuclear weapons was Germany, and specifically, Berlin.
Here is that special report, as it was broadcast as a Special Report from NBC Radio on January 16, 1961