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Cuban Missile Crisis

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  United States representative Adlai E. Stevenson displayed evidence of the missile bases during a United Nations meeting held on October 25, 1962. Stevenson challenged his Soviet counterpart to deny the evidence, reminding him, You are in the courtroom of world opinion right now.

U.S. Representative Adlai E. Stevenson displayed evidence of the missile bases during a UN meeting held on October 25, 1962. Stevenson challenged his Soviet counterpart to deny the evidence, reminding him, "You are in the courtroom of world opinion right now." [Photo from U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian collection]

 

  
 
     


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