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Cuban Missile Crisis

  • By: Kisuk Cho
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, an intense nuclear face-off between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning the Soviet build-up of mediumrange missiles in Cuba, marked the height of the Cold War era and a point when the world ...

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