Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Cuban Missile Crisis Story

Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Cuban Missile Crisis Story

Presenter: Michael Tougias

At the height of the Cold War, two things saved humanity: the strategic wisdom of John F. Kennedy and the U2 aerial spy program. Based on declassified intelligence and interviews with the pilots, Michael Tougias and co-author Casey Sherman's book Above & Beyond: John F. Kennedy and America's Most Dangerous Cold War Spy Mission grounds this conversation about presidential decision-making, nuclear containment, intelligence-gathering, and public information. It's a timely topic given today's concerns about the United States, North Korea and Iran. Tougias gives special emphasis to the U-2 pilots who flew unarmed over Cuba to secure photographic proof that the Soviets were installing nuclear missiles on the Island.

This program is also available as an online presentation.

Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Cuban Missile Crisis Story
Virtual
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Madison, NH
Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Cuban Missile Crisis Story

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