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Over 1.5 million Soviets sought out the America guides and specialists who were constantly bombarded with questions about life in America while this exhibit toured Moscow, Ufa, Irkutsk, Yerevan, Kishinev, and Odessa.
[Photos by Paul Smith]
The Outdoor Recreation Pavilion, constructed by guides, awaits opening day.
Crowds wander through the Outdoor Recreation USA exhibition.
Aerial view of the Outdoor Recreation USA Exhibit.
American guide demonstrates latest in fishing gear during the Outdoor Recreation USA Exhibit.
Enthusiastic guide shows off the pogo stick at Outdoor Recreation USA exhibit.
American guide passes out information for Outdoor Recreation USA. About 17,000 visitors a day came to the exhibit, which lasted one month in each city.
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