President John Kennedy meets with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 29, 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
President John Kennedy meets with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 29, 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. MCT
President John Kennedy meets with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 29, 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. MCT

Half a century ago, world perched on brink of nuclear war

October 15, 2012 1:08 PM