Humanity Once Came to the Cliff's Edge of Total Self-Annihilation -- Let's Make Sure It Never Happens Again
Revisiting the catastrophe that almost was
Date Written: 15/10/2012
Year Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14596
The world stood still 50 years ago during the last week of October, from the moment when it learned that the Soviet Union had placed nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba until the crisis was officially ended -- though unknown to the public, only officially.