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Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

October 1962. When a spy plane brings back photographs of Russian nuclear missiles being assembled in Cuba that can reach most of the major American cities, President John F Kennedy has to decide how to respond without starting World War III. Cold War drama.

Last on

Fri 28 Mar 2014 23:05 BBC Two

Credits

Kenny O'Donnell
Kevin Costner
President John F Kennedy
Bruce Greenwood
Robert F Kennedy
Steven Culp
Robert McNamara
Dylan Baker
Adlai Stevenson
Michael Fairman
Dean Rusk
Henry Strozier
McGeorge Bundy
Frank Wood
Roger Donaldson
Producer
Armyan Bernstein
Producer
Marc Abraham
Producer
Kevin O'Donnell
Producer
Peter O Almond
Writer
Ernest May
Writer
Philip D Zelikow

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