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Title As It Happened: The Man Who Saved The World / Director: Green, Nick
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2012
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Summary In October 1962, the world held its breath. On the edge of the Caribbean Sea, just a few miles from the Florida coast, the two great superpowers were at a stand-off. Destruction seemed inevitable. After a tense few months of posturing and careful negotiation, the Cuban Missile Crisis was averted; the US and USSR went their separate ways. But fifty years later, this program reveals the shocking drama that took place underwater on board Soviet submarine B-59, which brought us so much closer to World War Three than anybody realised. (From the UK) (Documentary) CC
Event Broadcast 2012-10-12 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes.
Nuclear warfare.
Submarines (Ships)
World War III -- Forecasting.
United States.
Russia.
Caribbean Sea.
Form Streaming video
Author Green, Nick, director
Simpson, Alisdair, host
Bradick, Andy, contributor
Ketov, Ryurik, contributor
Stoessinger, John, contributor