President Richard Nixon hosts Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev at the White House in 1973. Nixon made his name as a Cold Warrior. But as president, he sought a working relationship with the Soviets, which led to his policy of detente and important arms control treaties.

President Richard Nixon hosts Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev at the White House in 1973. Nixon made his name as a Cold Warrior. But as president, he sought a working relationship with the Soviets, which led to his policy of detente and important arms control treaties.