Extracts of original archive footage of the Cuban Missile Crisis This programme features eleven extracts from various film archive sources on the Cuban Missile Crisis, covering three themes: The Crisis Builds, Kennedy in Action and Winners or Losers. All the extracts are selected by Ben Walsh.
There are clips from the following films:
‘One Week in October’ a Defence Department documentary, 1964
‘Duck and Cover’ a public information film from 1951
Kennedy’s TV address to the nation, October 22 1962
‘Cuban Crisis’ newsreel from 1962
‘Blockade Lifted’ newsreel from 1962