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Cuban Missile Crisis #137369

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 13, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) Revelation at Cuban conference that some of the missiles sent from USSR to Cuba in 1962 were armed with nuclear warheads featured; scenes shown from the conference attended by officials from Cuba, United States and USSR . [Former Soviet military official General Anatoli GRIBKOV, Cuban leader Fidel CASTRO - (thru translator) talk about the near-use of nuclear weapons then.] [Then Defense Secretary Robert McNAMARA - says the danger was greater than US anticipated at the time.] Likely action by President John F. Kennedy if missiles were fired noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:01:50

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