The Cuban Missile Crisis
By Rebecca Price Janney, Oct 10 2019 12:23PM
For thirteen day in October 1962, the world stood on the brink of a nuclear war. This was the event humans had been dreading since the dropping of the first atomic bombs in 1945, the stuff of 1950s sci-fi movies.
How did we get that close to such a nightmare? What pulled us back from the brink? I tell the story on my podcast, which you can access by clicking on the Anchor.fm icon on this web page or by going to Anchor.fm/rebeccapricejanney. The podcast is also available across many different platforms, including Sticher, Google, and Apple Podcasts.