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Cuban Missile Crisis - Film Archive

Extracts of original archive footage of the Cuban Missile Crisis

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This programme features eleven extracts from various film archive sources on the Cuban Missile Crisis, covering three themes: The Crisis Builds, Kennedy in Action and Winners or Losers. All the extracts are selected by Ben Walsh. There are clips from the following films: 'One Week in October' a Defence Department documentary, 1964 'Duck and Cover' a public information film from 1951 Kennedy's TV address to the nation, October 22 1962 'Cuban Crisis' newsreel from 1962 'Blockade Lifted' newsreel from 1962


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