Missile Crisis: The Man Who Saved the World
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Original upload date: Sat, 21 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 22:13:36 GMT
This PBS documentary explores the dramatic and little-known events that unfolded inside a nuclear-armed Russian submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. While both U.S. and Russian pShow more
oliticians sought a solution to the stand-off, Vasili Arkhipov, an officer aboard the submarine, refused to fire a nuclear torpedo, thus averting disaster. The program combines tense drama with eyewitness accounts and expert testimony about a critical event during the Cold War. Additional Links — Episode: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/the-m... Link to Guardian Article: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisf... Codi von Richthofen.