MYS213: Sixty years ago, the world was locked in a 13-day crisis between the USA and Soviet Union. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the Cuban Missile Crisis and the little-known details about how the world came within a whisker of a global nuclear war.
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Links for this episode:
- Sheldon Stern’s book The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory
- Robert Kennedy’s book Thirteen Days
- 2000 movie Thirteen Days (streaming)
- Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (streaming, 1964)
- Dr. Strangelove (Blu-Ray)
- Episode 12 (Dead Hand, Perimeter, Soviet Doomsday Device)
- Kennedy Library on the Cuban Missile Crisis (multi-media)
- Online archive of secret White House Tapes (JFK, LBJ, RMN)
- Oct. 26 Secret Khrushchev Telegram
- Oct. 26 Castro Telegram to Khrushchev
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