The Cuban Missile Crisis, Part 2 of 2

08.15.2021 - By Short History Of...

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On October 16th, 1962, John F. Kennedy discovers that the Soviet Union has successfully planted ballistic missiles on Cuban soil. The United States is now in Moscow's crosshairs. How will the President respond? How far will Khrushchev and Castro push him?
This is a Short History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Part 2.
Written by Joel Duddell. With thanks to Philip Brenner, Professor Emeritus at American University School of International Service.
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