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The Cuban Miissile Crisis in Central Florida

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Learn about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and how it was a direct and dangerous confrontation between two world’s superpowers of the time, the United States and the Soviet Union. This Cold War nuclear armed conflict was quite possibly the closest the world has ever come to a nuclear warfare. This program investigates the role of military installations like MCO Air Force Base and the ways in which the local media reported on the crisis.

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