October 28, 2011

The irrefutable evidence.

As the Cuban Missile Crisis reached a fever-pitch, news came on October 28th that Soviet ships, bound for Cuba, were turning back and that an agreement had been tentatively reached to dismantle missile sites and remove the offensive weapons. In this half-hour wrap-up from NBC Radio, reports come in from all over the world in reaction to the move and expressions of cautious optimism that the crisis had been averted and its dreaded outcome would not be a reality after all.

Although not entirely over, the point at which there was no return had been avoided for now.

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