JFK in History: Cuban Missile Crisis


Subject:
Weapons , Presidents by Name , International Governments , Foreign Relations , Kennedy, John F. , Missiles , Nuclear Weapons

Description:
This presentation looks at the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which started when, in "October 1962, a U.S. spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union on the island of Cuba." Text and recordings provide history of the conflict, which could have resulted in nuclear war, and its resolution and aftermath. Includes a link to a related exhibit. From the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Publisher:
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Historical+Resources/JFK+in+History/Cuban+Missile+Crisis.htm


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