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One Week in October (partial)

Reel Number: 220634-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1962

Country: Cuba,USA


TC Begins: 12:29:33

TC Ends: 12:38:38

Duration: 00:09:05

One Week in October (partial) 03:22:23 Kennedy signs Quarantine order -Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara speaks at Pentagon re enforcing quarantine, row of newsreel cameramen B-52 bombers take off - Interceptors and fighters take off - radar dishes / radio communications. Air craft carriers - US battleship at sea . US intercepts Soviet tanker and allows her to proceed. Reconnaissance aircraft over Cuba 03:25:07 Kremlin - White House - SAC bombers / aircraft and missiles prepared - on alert. H.Q. American Air Defense command - interior control room. Population wait for news - White House and Kremlin 03:26:34 Press announcement re message Kennedy has received from Khruschev saying he will dismantle missile sites in Cuba 03:27:05 US fleet - wives return to Guantanamo Bay - celebrations - sign on Tuba “Hi Honey - dinner’s defrostin’.“ Small church, Americans going to services. Reconnaissance photos showing missiles dismantled - Soviet ships carrying missiles out of Cuba. Americans on streets. Rolling caption by Department of Defense re importance of civil defense - radioactive fallout etc. Ends Cold War;

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