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For thirteen days in October 1962 the world waited—seemingly on the brink of
nuclear war—and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the
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According to Nikita Khrushchev's memoirs, in May 1962 he conceived the idea of
placing intermediate-range nuclear
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President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense McNamara in an EXCOMM meeting.For 14 days in October 1962 the world stood on the brink of nuclear war.