A Cold War
First years ago, the world stood on the brink of nuclear war as the US and Soviets engaged in a military stand-off over missiles in Cuba.
In Douglas Kennedy's story, the last in a series looking at the Cuban Missile Crisis through the eyes of ordinary people, a young boy in Manhattan watches his parents' marriage fall apart as nuclear war looms.
Writer: Douglas Kennedy is the author of ten novels, including 'Leaving the World' and 'The Moment'. In 2007, he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Reader: Nathan Osgood
Producer: Justine Willett.