The Cuban Missile Crisis 2: Eyeball to Eyeball

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Timewatch, 1992-1993 Episode 7 of 17

Duration: 50 minutes

Second part of a Timewatch special on the Cuban Missile crisis, which almost sent the World to the brink of nuclear war. In 1962, President Kennedy demanded that the USSR remove their nuclear missiles in Cuba, which were only 90 miles from American shores. The story is told by insiders from the Kremlin, the White House, and Fidel Castro himself.


Michael Jayston
Jeremy Bennett
Jeremy Bennett


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