Cuban Missile Crisis Anniversary

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 21:14

It was fifty years ago this week when our United States of America was on the brink of nuclear war. For 13 days in October 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis played out as the U.S. and the Soviet Union faced off over ballistic missile bases in Cuba.

Check out previously secret recordings of President John F. Kennedy as he worked tirelessly during those tension filled days to avoid what could have been the start of World War III.