October 22, 1962
“The Red Threat. President Orders Cuban Blockade”
Historic newsreel footage from October 22, 1962 of President Kennedy speaking about the Soviet military buildup in Cuba and announcing “a strict quarantine on all offensive military equipment.”
October 22, 1962
“President John F. Kennedy’s Address on Cuba”
President Kennedy addresses the nation on the evening of Monday, October 22, 1962, as the threat of Soviet missiles in Cuba nears its peak. This version of President Kennedy’s Cuban Missile Crisis speech is complete and unedited.
October 25, 1962
“Adlai Stevenson at the UN”
Footage of the October 25, 1962 meeting of the United Nations Security Council, where U.S. ambassador Adlai Stevenson confronts Soviet ambassador Valerian Zorin about the missiles in Cuba.
October 25, 1962
“Cuban Missile Crisis Newsreel, Oct. 25, 1962”
Historic newsreel footage about the Cuban Missile Crisis from October 25, 1962. Adlai Stevenson speaks at the UN.
October 29, 1962
“Crisis Eases. Wary U.S. Awaits Missile Removal, Oct. 29, 1962 Newsreel”
Historic newsreel footage about the easing of the Cuban Missile Crisis from October 29, 1962.