A Khrushchev kanine on Dog City

Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971) was the premier of the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, while simultaneously holding the other highest post (first secretary) from 1958 through 1964. In 1960, while at the UN, Khrushchev took off his shoe and began pounding on his desk, an incident which would color most later depictions and parodies of the man.


  • In the second city Dog City episode "Of Mutts and Mayors," a newsreel depicts members of the "Unnoted Nations," including a Khrushchev counterpart pounding his shoe.

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