AIR DATE: Sunday, October 14, 2012
Cuban Missile Crisis 50th Anniversary (40 min.)
Graham Allison discussed the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis and what lessons can be applied to today's global environment.
KEYWORDS: History, Executive Branch, John F. Kennedy, Cold War, Foreign Affairs & Defense, Cuba, Soviet Union

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