In 1959, Nikita Khrushchev was denied permission to visit Disneyland during a state visit to the U.S.

Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev gestures as he arrives at the Mark Hopkins hotel on Sept. 20, 1959, in San Francisco. | AP Photo

In 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, having arrived in Los Angeles during a two-week coast-to-coast tour, his first visit to the United States, learned that he would not be allowed to visit Disneyland, ostensibly for security reasons.

This the speech Nikita Khrushchev gave when he toured the US and they wouldn’t take him to Disneyland:

via twitter, snopes, politico.

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