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One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War

When

Wed 03 / 03 / 2021
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Where

Zoom event

Who can attend

Open to all

Price

FREE

Hosted by Bethesda Metro Area Village in coordination with the Montgomery County Library System 

One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War

Event Description In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear conflict over the deployment of Soviet missiles to Cuba.

The speaker, author Michael Dobbs, has pored over previously untapped American, Soviet and Cuban sources to provide the most authoritative book yet on the Cuban missile crisis. In this NYT bestselling book, Dobbs take us inside the White House and the Kremlin as Kennedy and Khrushchev--rational, intelligent men separated by an ocean of ideological suspicion--agonize over the possibility of war. 

 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85874822819?pwd=NWVPMGIydzJ3ck1rc09NRTYySVNMUT09  

OR Dial: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 936 5563 3065

The library will lock the Zoom link for admission at 2:10, ten minutes after the start time, so please login promptly.