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Three Times at the Brink

This event requires registration, see below

when:
  • Mon, Jul 15, 2019 5:30 PM
where:
Rogers Memorial Library
91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton
details:
During the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union stood at the brink of nuclear war three times. In 1962, the Soviet introduction of nuclear missiles into Cuba provoked an American blockade that nearly escalated into armed clash and nuclear response. In 1973, the October or "Yom Kippur War" led to threats of an American-Soviet confrontation and an American nuclear alert. Ten years later, American wargames in Europe nearly triggered a Soviet nuclear response and contributed to a global war scare. What lessons do these three crises have for us in the present? Is it possible to actually learn from history? Co-Sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
contact information:
registration information:
Registration: Fri, May 10, 2019 to Mon, Jul 15, 2019
Phone: 631 283-0774
URL: http://www.myrml.org

Visit www.myrml.org or call (631) 283-0774 x 523