TIL Mao Zedong, in a power-play against Nikita Khrushchev’s visit in 1958, forced him to conduct a meeting in a pool. 200+ pound Khrushchev, who could not swim, was forced to wear floaters in the kiddie side of the pool while Mao swam laps and conducted the meeting.


f98ojuyMy54KOSXtahmRAn4MIw8l8ZocsCbNnd7rQOA TIL Mao Zedong, in a power play against Nikita Khrushchevs visit in 1958, forced him to conduct a meeting in a pool. 200+ pound Khrushchev, who could not swim, was forced to wear floaters in the kiddie side of the pool while Mao swam laps and conducted the meeting. submitted by /u/maleablenotion to r/todayilearned
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