Visnews toured Moscow on the eve of the 21st Party Congress which opens Jan. 27.?
GV The Kremlin
GV Busy street. 3.5
GV Muscovites walking in street.
LV People queuing for buses
CU Pan Machine clearing snow.
CU Pan Tipping snow into lorry Pan to driver
GV People coming out of the Kremlin
SV Pan Around Russian soldier taking pictures of group.
CU Pan Over group posing for camera.
CU Pan From large cannon balls to cannon
LV Pan From church to three Russian soldiers
GV Party Congress Buildings inside the Kremlin
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Background: Visnews toured Moscow on the eve of the 21st Party Congress which opens Jan. 27. The Kremlim where the Congress is being held in active with the arrival of officials... and camera tourists.Snow clearers were busy too on Red Square.
As delegates arrived, observes asked the question: What new line would the Congress approved Khruschev's d denunciation of the Stalinists "Cult of Personality", and opened an era of "Collective Leadership", and opened an era of "Collective Leadership":- Mr. K and Mr. B.
But since then Mr. K personified the Soviet Union. The other collective leaders no longer lead: Malenkov, Molotov, Kaganovich, Shepilov, and Mr. B.
One indication of a "new line" was given by Mr. K. Jan 26, at a reception in Moscow celebrating India's National Day: " We want to that to end the cold war. But if the West wants it cold we can turn on the cold too."
Coupled with the indication was Mr. K's proposal of a peace treaty with West Germany.