Russian Cultural Center Our Texas presents "Gromyko" opening reception
As the preeminent Soviet diplomat of his time, Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko served as one of the founders of the United Nations. Throughout his career he served in many posts, from being the Head of the Department of the Americas within the People’s Commissariat for Foreign Affairs, to being the Minister of Foreign Affairs and finally being appointed as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet. He was one of the major diplomatic players involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis, as well as personally working on SALT I and SALT II. He served his country with distinction and dignity for many years up until a year before his death on July 2nd 1989.
Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display until September 18.