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Special Segment (Cuban Missile Crisis) #520316

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 22, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Cuban missile crisis in 1962 between President John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev reviewed; films, photos shown. [1962, KENNEDY - outlines US policy toward crisis.] [Former Secretary of State Dean RUSK - considers crisis the most dangerous human race has faced.] [1962, at the UN, ambassador Adlai STEVENSON - will wait for answer from USSR ambassador Valerian Zorin.] Chronology of events outlined; Rusk's remarks recalled. Kennedy's proposal for limited test ban treaty in June of 1963 and Khrushchev's agreement mentioned. Link between Cuba lessons and Vietnam war noted. [Diplomatic expert Peter RODMAN - considers conclusions drawn from Cuba inoperable in Vietnam.] USSR 's response to Cuban missile crisis, include ouster of Khrushchev and massive Soviet arms buildup, noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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