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Cuban Missile Crisis | Cuban Missile Crisis

steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.07.2011
"We're eyeball to eyeball, and I think the other fellow just blinked." - Secretary of State Dean Rusk   The Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous ultimatum of the Cold War. Most accounts of it describe two nuclear superpowers on the verge of almost-unavoidable nuclear combat....
steven-robert-travers's picture
Jan.25.2010
"We're eyeball to eyeball, and I think the other fellow just blinked." - Secretary of State Dean Rusk   The Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous ultimatum of the Cold War. Most accounts of it describe two nuclear superpowers on the verge of almost-unavoidable nuclear combat....
peggy-landsman's picture
Sep.02.2009
When Mr. McCormack teaches about Paul Revere's Ride, I can swear there's a horse in the room. I make sure to check the bottoms of my shoes before going on to my next class. It is the 1962-63 school year. I am in Mr. McCormack's seventh-grade American History class at Millburn (New Jersey) Junior...