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Sunday, June 3, 2012
PAST: EXHIBIT: "To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis" at the National Archives FRI, Oct 12th - FRI, Feb 1st, Free
"To the Brink" is a look back at the most dangerous episode in human history. Featuring clandestine real-time White House recordings from Kennedy's meetings in October 1962, the exhibit allows visitors to listen in on the government's highest level meetings as the President and his advisers worked intensely to avert a nuclear confrontation. Original documents, artifacts, and photographs help bring this milestone event to life.