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  • Penkovskiy was discovered during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • At the time of the Cuban missile crisis last year, we discussed the possibility of war, a nuclear exchange, and talked about being killed—the latter at that time seemed so unimportant, almost frivolous.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • But he was there for two years, during the Cuban missile crisis and the invasion at the Bay of Pigs.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Hugo married Felicia at city hall the week of the Cuban missile crisis.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban

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  • His Cuban missile crisis speech now joins that list.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But for now, the Cuban missile crisis is drama enough.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • His "grace under pressure" and his brilliant judgment during the Cuban Missile Crisis led to a new chapter in Soviet-Americanrelations and made it possible to negotiate the first treaty banning the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, outer space, and underwater.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • After thirteen long days, the Cuban missile crisis is over.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And while the Cuban missile crisis has seen JFK’s approval rating soar to 79 percent, not everyone is happy about the growing Kennedy influence.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The Cuban missile crisis does not mark the end of efforts to get rid of Castro.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy

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  • The bond between Jack and Bobby Kennedy became tighter than ever during the Cuban missile crisis, even as Lyndon Johnson once again stumbled.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But he is a changed man since the Cuban missile crisis, and far more enchanted by Jackie than by other women—at least for the time being.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Then, like the rest of America, Walker was soon distracted by the barrage of radio and television reports documenting the Cuban missile crisis.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Long before the Cuban missile crisis was over, he began arranging the Mona Lisa’s trip to America.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • This will be the president’s first visit to Europe since the Cuban missile crisis.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • This baby, conceived in the wake of the Cuban missile crisis, holds special significance.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • He sees a comparison between the successful outcome of the Cuban missile crisis and Abraham Lincoln’s stable leadership that brought about the end of the Civil War.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • What will become known as the Cuban missile crisis is now four days old, and his ExComm team—short for Executive Committee of the National Security Council—is close to formulating an aggressive strategy to avert a nuclear attack.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The president’s words underscore a painful truth: unlike the Cuban missile crisis or even the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, the civil rights situation is a problem over which John Kennedy has little direct control.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Camelot’s demise could have originated during the Cuban missile crisis, when JFK scored a decisive public relations victory over Nikita Khrushchev and the Soviet Empire, while at the same time frustrating his top generals and what Dwight Eisenhower called "the military-industrial complex" for refusing to launch a war.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In a speech he gave the summer after the Cuban Missile Crisis, President Kennedy spoke of peace: "Let us not be blind to our differences—but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
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