One Minute to Midnight : Kennedy, Khruschev and Castro on the brink of nuclear war

Author(s): Michael Dobbs

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October 27, 1962 was known as Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House. With the Cuban missile crisis at its height, this was a day of nail-biting developments, when the hands of the metaphorical Doomsday Clock reached one minute to midnight and the world grew closer than ever before (or since) to nuclear apocalypse. On Black Saturday, the opposing Cold War leaders, John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev, mobilized their forces to fight a nuclear war on land, sea and air. The watching world held its breath in terror. In Bobby Kennedy

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  • : 9780091921019
  • : hutch
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  • : books

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  • : Michael Dobbs
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