Event:President Ford's meeting with two surviving Soviet pilots and the son of the third pilot, who completed the first non-stop transpolar flight from Moscow to Vancouver, Washington in June 1937
Location: Oval Office
Description: Soviet Ambassador Anatole Dobrynin makes a point as President Ford holds a Russian wooden lacquered punch bowl with twelve matching cups that he has received as a gift from Lt. General Aleksandr Belyakov. A Rose Garden ceremony commemorating the aviators's 1937 followed.
Date: June 23, 1975
Credit: Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Library
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