The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
A National Security Archive Documents Reader
Edited by Laurence Chang and Peter Kornbluh
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Read original Washington Post coverage of the Cuban Missile Crisis as it unfolded 40 years ago this week
The Cuban government's La Crisis de Octubre: una visión política 40 años después. "The Crisis of October: A political vision 40 years later" (In Spanish)

Selected Media Coverage of the 40th Anniversary Conference

1) Financial Times by Philip Stephens, 10/25/02, "How the Cuban missile crisis forced a rendezvous with reality"

2) Boston Sunday Globe by Marcella Bombardieri, 10/20/02, "Brothers in Arms", p. D4

3) National Public Radio by Terry Gross, 10/16/02, "Peter Kornbluh of the National Security Archive and historian Arthur Schlesinger discuss the Cuban missile crisis in light of recently declassified documents," Fresh Air

4) with Thomas S. Blanton, 10/16/02, " The Cuban Missile Crisis: 40 Years Later"

5) Associated Press by George Gedda, 10/15/02, "Castro Worried Ahead of 1962 Crisis" Associated Press Online

6) International Herald Tribune by Kevin Sullivan, 10/14/02, "One Word From Nuclear War," p. A1

7) New York Times by David Gonzalez, 10/14/02, "At Cuba Conference, Old Foes Exchange Notes on 1962 Missile Crisis," p. A6

8) Reuters English News Service, 10/14/02, "British envoy in 1962 predicted Castro would last"

9) South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 10/14/02, "Standoff left Castro resenting Soviets", p. 1A

10) with Jefferson Morley, 10/14/02, "Lessons Learned from the Cuban Missile Crisis"

11) Associated Press by Anita Snow, 10/13/02, "Cold War protagonists visit sites associated with Cuban missile crisis 40 years ago"

12) St. Louis Post-Dispatch by the Associated Press, 10/13/02, "Cuban missile crisis was worse than imagined", p. A14

13) New York Times by Todd S. Purdum, 10/13/02, "The Missiles of 1962 Haunt the Iraq Debate," Week In Review

14) New York Times by Tim Wiener, 10/13/02, "When the World Stood on Edge And Nobody Died Beautifully"

15) Boston Sunday Globe by Marion Lloyd, 10/13/02, "Soviets Close to Using A-Bomb in 1962 Crisis, Forum is Told", A20

16) Reuters English News Service by Anthony Boadle, 10/13/02, "Cold War foes visit Soviet-made missile silo in Cuba"

17) Washington Post by Kevin Sullivan, 10/13/02, "40 Years After Missile Crisis, Players Swap Stories in Cuba," p. A28

18) National Public Radio by Tom Gjelten, 10/12/02, "Meeting Between Soviet, Cuban and American Officials to Discuss the Cuban Missile Crisis, 40 Years Later," Weekend Edition Saturday

19) ABC News by George Stephanopoulos, 10/12/02, "Nightline Cuban Missile Crisis," Nightline

20) CBS Evening News, Randall Pinkston, 10/12/02, "Reflections on the Cuban missile crisis"

21) CNN by Fredricka Whitfield and Lucia Newman, 10/12/02, "American/Russian Delegation Marks Anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis in Havana," CNN Saturday

22), 10/12/02, "Cuban missile crisis brushed up against nuclear war"

23) St. Louis Post-Dispatch by the Associated Press, 10/12/02, "Ex-Cold War enemies review missile crisis"

24) ABC News by George Stephanopoulos and Alice Maggin, 10/11/02, "On the Brink," World News Tonight

25) The Washington Post by Kevin Sullivan, 10/11/02, "JFK Aides Say Bush Is Wrong on Crisis", p. A29

26) CNN by Aaron Brown and Lucia Newman, 10/11/02, "Remembering the Cuban missile crisis," CNN Newsnight

27) Reuters English News Service by Anthony Boadle, 10/11/02,"Former US and Russian officials and military officers met on Friday to study the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and gave US President George W. Bush bad marks for his handling of present-day events involving Iraq"

28) Associated Press by Anita Snow, 10/10/02, "American Cold War actors travel to Cuba to reflect on missile crisis 40 years ago"

29), 10/10/02, "Castro lays some blame on the Soviet's Khrushchev"

30) National Public Radio by Tom Gjelten, 10/11/02, "What President Bush could learn from President John F. Kennedy's handling of the Cuban missile crisis in 1962," Morning Edition

31) NBC Nightly News, 10/10/02, "Meeting in Havana commemorates 40th anniversary of Cuban missile crisis"

32) The Providence Journal-Bulletin, 10/9/02, "Some challenge Bush over JFK comparison", p. A1