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Castro, Cuban Missle Crisis, nuclear war threat

I can remember, as many people over 50 can, the Cuban Missle Crisis. We were all glued to the tv sets listening to president Kennedy make his announcements and waiting for the reaction of Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev. These were very tense and scary moments. In school, we had been drilled to prepare for nuclear attack. I doubt if our preparations would have made any difference, but I suppose it made some feel better. Many people had built or considered building bomb shelters and stocked them with supplies. Where I grewRead More