The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban refugees started pouring into Miami with dreams of being able to return to their beautiful island homeland.

The Cuban Missile Crisis had a big impact on our city. We lived a little over 100 miles from Cuba. Our school had bomb drills everyday. We had anti-communism rallies on week-ends. Nobody wore red and if you did, the kids made fun of you. The Cuban refugees started pouring into Miami with dreams of being able to return to their beautiful island homeland.

Cuban Missle Crisis - 50 years ago this month.  Thirteen days on the brink of WWIII.

Cuban Missle Crisis - 50 years ago this month. Thirteen days on the brink of WWIII.

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JFK Cuban Missle Crisis---  "The Missles Of October"---JFK---"...They Blinked First..."---1962

JFK Cuban Missle Crisis--- "The Missles Of October"---JFK---"...They Blinked First..."---1962

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JFK'S "CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS" SPEECH (10/22/62) (COMPLETE AND UNCUT) ... This high-quality version of President Kennedy's 10/22/62 Cuban Missile Crisis speech is somewhat rare, because it is complete and unedited. Usually only sma...

JFK'S "CUBAN MISSLE CRISIS" SPEECH (10/22/62) (COMPLETE AND UNCUT) ... This high-quality version of President Kennedy's 10/22/62 Cuban Missile Crisis speech is somewhat rare, because it is complete and unedited. Usually only sma...

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Cuban missle crisis demonstration (New York, N.Y.): No War… | Flickr

Cuban missle crisis demonstration (New York, N.Y.): No War… | Flickr

Hillary Clinton pickets for castro Cuban Missle crisis - Google Search

Hillary Clinton pickets for castro Cuban Missle crisis - Google Search

Cuban+Missile+Crisis+Headlines | Image Credit: The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

Cuban+Missile+Crisis+Headlines | Image Credit: The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

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