Movie Review: Thirteen Days And The Cuban Missile Crisis

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Thirteen Days is a film that describes in detail the thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, where the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe and the decision making process of Kennedy during the Cuban missile crisis. This film reflects on the challenges that the U.S. Government of the time faced during the period of this event as well as conveying the very nature of that situation-the pressure of a nuclear threat posed in the early years of the Cold War made the intensifyingly hard for Kennedy. Across the globe, there was an overwhelming anxiousness that surrounded the people while they waited the outcome of a narrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that threatened to end in an apocalyptic nuclear exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union. Thirteen days captures the urgency, suspense and paralyzing chaos of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Validity: This film is valid as it is an accurate description of the chain of events and decisions made during the event of the Cuban missile crisis and provides an inside view of the hard challenges and decisions that Kennedy had to overcome without resulting in a nuclear war.

Reliability: This film is reliable as the chronologically accurate and describes day to day the challenges that were faced. This is also reliable as it is not a knock off film with similar events to the Cuban missile crisis but is an accurate description of the events that took place in

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