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  • Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War

CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - THREE MEN GO TO WAR | "Evil Empire" | PBS

Duration: 01:54
Program: Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War
Broadcast Date: Oct. 10, 2012

Premiering October 23, 2012 8-9 pm ET (check local listings), CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - THREE MEN GO TO WAR reveals how three iconic leaders -- President John F. Kennedy, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban leader Fidel Castro — grappled with the most dangerous two weeks in human history, when countless events outside their control threatened to ignite a nuclear holocaust that could have ended human civilization. Author Michael Dobbs (One Minute to Midnight), Peter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive's Cuba Documentation Project, and Sergei Khrushchev, son of the Soviet Premier, talk about the relationship between the three leaders before the Crisis.

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Post Date: October 10, 2012