Question of the day: 8-2-17

Question: Just after Kennedy was elected, the Cold War came closest to turning into nuclear war during what 13-day event?

Answer: The Cuban Missile Crisis. The presence of Soviet nuclear arms in Cuba, only 90 miles from US soil, was the final straw that made the difference between years of passive-aggressive arming up and actually having to reach some agreements. That’s a terrible summary but you’re already on the internet, go google the details.

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