S01 E59 - Max Hastings on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Aspects of History by Oliver Webb-Carter
This week's pod has legendary historian Max Hastings who has written a new book, published its 60th anniversary, on the Cuban Missile Crisis. In October 1962, the world looked into the abyss of nuclear annihilation. We talk about those events, JFK and lunatic American generals, but also about its relevance today, and what lessons we can l  ...  See more
Oct 22 2022
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american historyrfkcubacastrolemaynuclear warkrushchevcuban missile crisis