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Cuban Missile Crisis, The: At The Brink


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Cuban Missile Crisis, The: At The Brink
Program Description

Thirty years ago, in October 1962, the Cuban missile crisis brought the Soviet Union and the United States to the very edge of mutual destruction. This documentary tells the story of the thirteen days when the world was gripped by fear of nuclear war.

Stand Alone Broadcast of War and Peace in the Nuclear Age: At the Brink



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Broadcast program

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Global Affairs
War and Conflict
Chicago: “Cuban Missile Crisis, The: At The Brink,” 08/24/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E71A83D7328B45C997D9ED1065DD6C68.
MLA: “Cuban Missile Crisis, The: At The Brink.” 08/24/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E71A83D7328B45C997D9ED1065DD6C68>.
APA: Cuban Missile Crisis, The: At The Brink. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E71A83D7328B45C997D9ED1065DD6C68
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