The Resource Cuban missile crisis : Three men go to war., (evideo)

Cuban missile crisis : Three men go to war., (evideo)

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Cuban missile crisis : Three men go to war.
Title
Cuban missile crisis
Title remainder
Three men go to war.
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Language
eng
Summary
Premiering on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missle Crisis, this film focuses on three central figures in the crisis -- President John F. Kennedy, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban leader Fidel Castro. On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy informed the world that the Soviet Union was building secret missile bases on the island of Cuba, 90 miles off the shores of Florida. The events of the next, tension-filled 13 days, known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, struck fear across the globe as the world teetered on the edge of nuclear disaster. The fate of the planet ultimately lay in the hands of three powerful men: Khrushchev, Castro and Kennedy. CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: THREE MEN GO TO WAR explores the roles the three leaders played during some of the most dangerous moments in history, set against the human stories of ordinary men in the field such as the Soviet man who shot down the U2 piloted by U.S. Air Force Major Rudolf Anderson on the worst day of the crisis. The film features interviews with key witnesses and experts, including Sergei Khrushchev, son of the former Soviet premier; Ted Sorensen, former member of the renowned Executive Committee of the U.S. National Security Council; former KGB and CIA operatives; and Captain Jerry Coffee, the reconnaissance pilot who made a split second decision to veer off course in Cuba and revealed a new type of nuclear weapon that could have annihilated invading American forces. An edge-of-your seat tale of espionage and intrigue at the highest level, CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS: THREE MEN GO TO WAR offers perspective on one of the most harrowing times in modern history
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UtOrKAN
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reynolds, Emer
  • Reynolds, Emer
  • Khrushchev, Sergeĭ
  • Sorensen, Theodore C.
  • Kanopy
  • PBS (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)
  • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
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live action
Label
Cuban missile crisis : Three men go to war., (evideo)
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 minutes):
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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other
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digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1478970
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1478970
  • (OCoLC)1020769838
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Cuban missile crisis : Three men go to war., (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1478970
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1478970
  • (OCoLC)1020769838
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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