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Cuban Missile Crisis

In October 1962 the United States and the Soviet Union came closer to war than the two superpowers ever had—or ever would. After a 13-day confrontation, Pres. John F. Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev backed off, with both making substantial concessions. ...

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