By sheer coincidence, the golfer was Senator J. William Fulbright, who
had invited Khrushchev to tea with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
the next day.
The premier was not as impressed by Americas traffic jams as Ike had
hoped, nor was he thrilled by the sight of grown men whacking a little
white ball around a manicured meadow. But he loved the helicopter. If this
was the modern statesmans latest status symbol, Khrushchev wanted
one. In fact, he wanted more than one.
When he got home, the premier placed an order for three helicopters,
specifying that he wanted them to be just like Ikes.
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