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The Missiles of October

on BBC One London

A film starring William Devane as President John F. Kennedy, Martin Sheen as Robert Kennedy, Howard Da Silva as Khrushchev

Monday, 16 October 1962, Washington, DC
08.45: Defence adviser McGeorge Bundy hurries into the President's office; a U2 reconnaissance plane routinely overflying Cuba has discovered a Russian-built nuclear missile base, capable of annihilating almost half the population of the United States and near to completion.

Contributors

Director:
Anthony Page
Producer:
Betty White
President John F Kennedy:
William Devane
Robert Kennedy:
Martin Sheen
Khrushchev:
Howard Da Silva
Adlai Stevenson:
Ralph Bellamy
Dean Acheson:
John Deuner
Gen Shoup:
Richard Eastham
Robert McNamara:
Dana Elcar
Dean Rusk:
Larry Gates
Gen LeMay:
Robert P Lieb
McGeorge Bundy:
James Olson
Adm Anderson:
Kenneth Toby

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