All the presidents’ pets: JFK’s canine détente

All the presidents’ pets: JFK’s canine détente – CBS News

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President John F. Kennedy’s family hosted a large number of pets, including dogs, a cat, hamsters and a pony. When Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev presented a gift to the Kennedys – a glamorous dog named Pushinka, whose parents were Soviet space dogs – it set tongues (and tails) wagging. Correspondent Mo Rocca reports. (This story originally aired November 27, 2020.)

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