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Arthur Schlesinger on the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Arthur Schlesinger on the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Arthur Schlesinger on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Arthur Schlesinger on the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Pulitzer Prize winning historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. has died at 89. We listen back to an interview recorded with him at the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis. Schlesinger was a special assistant in the White House to President Kennedy.

Rebroadcast from Oct. 16, 2002.