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berlin 1961 kennedy khrushchev and the most dangerous - in june 1961 nikita khrushchev called berlin the most dangerous place on earth he knew what he was talking about much has been written about the cuban missile crisis a year later but the berlin crisis of 1961 was more decisive in shaping the cold war and more perilous, john f kennedy wikiquote - this flight was made out in the open with all the possibilities of failure which would have been damaging to our country s prestige because great risks were taken in that regard it seems to me that we have some right to claim that this open society of ours which risked much gained much, cuban missile crisis wikipedia - the cuban missile crisis also known as the october crisis of 1962 spanish crisis de octubre the caribbean crisis russian tr karibsky krizis ipa k r ipsk j kr iz s or the missile scare was a 13 day october 16 28 1962 confrontation between the united states and the soviet union concerning american ballistic missile deployment in, the cuban missile crisis arms control association - revisited on the anniversary october marked the 40th anniversary of the cuban missile crisis in which the united states and the soviet union came chillingly close to nuclear war over the placement of soviet strategic weapons in cuba, total cold war and the diffusion of power britannica com - 20th century international relations total cold war and the diffusion of power 1957 72 the concomitant arrival of the missile age and of an independent and restive third world multiplied the senses in which politics had become global intercontinental rockets not only meant that the most destructive weapons known could now be propelled halfway around the world in minutes but also, fallout shelters u s history com - from the end of world war ii until the early 1990s the world faced a period of heightened international tension and competition called the cold war the united states and the non communist world faced extraordinary circumstances which they saw as a threat to world peace democracy and security, the wretched of the earth zero anthropology - national liberation national renaissance the restoration of nationhood to the people commonwealth whatever may be the headings used or the new formulas introduced decolonization is always a violent phenomenon, literature quiz questions triviabug - laugh and the world laughs with you weep and you weep alone the idea for the poem came as she was travelling to attend a ball on her way to the celebration there was a young woman dressed in black sitting across the aisle from her