David Coleman “The Fourteenth Day”
October 18th, 2012
Fifty years ago this week the world stood on the brink of nuclear war — perhaps the closest we ever came to World War III — as the U.S. and Soviet Union stared each other down over Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.
But it didn’t end there, says historian David Coleman.
Indeed, as he lays out in his new book “The Fourteenth Day,” the aftermath of the missile crisis hung over the White House for several more months.
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