Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Cuban Missile Crisis Memoir - Operation Fall Leaves 1962

Chad Bowers reads his father's memories from the Cuban Missile Crisis and 1962's Operation Falling Leaves. It involves a young man, the SAGE computer system and network, keeping the radar operational, and my parents meeting each other at the dairy bar near the Air Force base. Nuclear war seemed certain but was averted by a last-minute agreement between Kennedy and Khrushchev.

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