Cuban Missile Crisis

Professor Blight provided the historical context for the Cuban Missile Crisis from October 16-29, 1963 in which the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.… read more

Professor Blight provided the historical context for the Cuban Missile Crisis from October 16-29, 1963 in which the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. edged toward the brink of war over a disagreement about the installation of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles in Cuba. Ms. Fawcett talked about the release of audio tapes of private conversations with President Kennedy in the White House by telephone. They also took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. This was the first in a series of five programs on the 35th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • James Blight Professor Brown University->International Relations
  • Stephanie Fawcett Archivist Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library->Foreign Policy
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Cuban Missile Crisis

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 1997
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 1997

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  • Oct 13, 1997 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 13, 1997 | 12:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 14, 1997 | 12:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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