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One minute to midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war

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In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union appeared to be sliding toward a nuclear conflict over the placement of missiles in Cuba. Washington Post reporter Michael Dobbs has pored over untapped American, Soviet, and Cuban sources to produce the most authoritative book yet on the Cuban missile crisis. In his hour-by-hour chronicle of those near-fatal days, Dobbs reveals some startling new incidents that illustrate how close we came to Armageddon.
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Full title one minute to midnight kennedy khrushchev and castro on the brink of nuclear war
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Sources
title_display One minute to midnight : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war
title_full One Minute to Midnight Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War, One minute to midnight : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war / Michael Dobbs, One minute to midnight [sound recording] : [Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war] / by Michael Dobbs
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title_sub Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, History, Nonfiction