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Explore the inside story of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis.

Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War focuses on three central figures in the crisis — President John F. Kennedy, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban leader Fidel Castro. An edge-of-your seat tale of espionage and intrigue at the highest level, the film offers perspective on one of the most harrowing times in modern history.

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    About the Show

    "Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War" focuses on three central figures in the crisis: President John F. Kennedy, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban leader Fidel Castro. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy informed the world that the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases on the island of Cuba, 90 miles off the shores of Florida.

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