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Look back at Cuban missile crisis

Title
Look back at Cuban missile crisis
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:05:23
Description
Report into the history of the tensions between Cuba and USA which led to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Former Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs George Ball comments. Includes archive clips of address by President John F. Kennedy with commentary by a male reporter (not identified); Radio Moscow announcement. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
John F. Kennedy; George Ball; Radio Moscow
Keywords
USA; Cuba; USSR; Defence; Nuclear weapons; Cold War; Cuban Missile Crisis (1962); Nuclear warfare; Missiles; Military operations; International tensions

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