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Who's The Hero of the Cuban Missile Crisis?

STORY BY: Michele McGowan
YEAR: 1962

Michele's understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis is that someone went to see Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and asked him to pull his missiles from Cuba to avoid a nuclear war. He eventually withdrew. Usually, John F Kennedy is given the hero's role for keeping cool and standing his ground, but Michele's father asked her, provocatively, who the real her was… Thanks for sharing, Michele.

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