Cuban Missle Crisis - 50 years ago this month.  Thirteen days on the brink of WWIII.

Cuban Missle Crisis - 50 years ago this month. Thirteen days on the brink of WWIII.

JFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis (1962) – The crisis brought the US within an eyelash of World War III

JFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis (1962) – The crisis brought the US within an eyelash of World War III

The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban refugees started pouring into Miami with dreams of being able to return to their beautiful island homeland.

The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban refugees started pouring into Miami with dreams of being able to return to their beautiful island homeland.

Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 finds President John F. Kennedy at NASA's Cape Canaveral Annex.

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Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 finds President John F. Kennedy at NASA's Cape Canaveral Annex.

October 22, 1962,  President John F. Kennedy tells the world that we are on the brink of nuclear war.

October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy tells the world that we are on the brink of nuclear war.

1. What triggered the Cuban missile crisis?    Activity about the CUban Missle Crisis

1. What triggered the Cuban missile crisis? Activity about the CUban Missle Crisis

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50 years after Cuban missile crisis: closer than you thought to World War III

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - BLOCKADE!  Under International Laws a military blockade is considered an act of war.  President Kennedy hoped it would bring the confrontation to an end.

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS - BLOCKADE! Under International Laws a military blockade is considered an act of war. President Kennedy hoped it would bring the confrontation to an end.

lJFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis (1962) – The US was within hours of World War III

lJFK and LBJ during the Cuban Missle Crisis (1962) – The US was within hours of World War III

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