Sir Max Hastings ABYSS – The Cuban Missile Crisis: 1962
Monday 24 October – 8pm
The Beacon, Wantage
On the 60th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis, the closest the world has ever come to nuclear war, hear from best-selling author, award-winning journalist and broadcaster Sir Max Hastings as he describes the nail-biting 13 days in which Armageddon beckoned. Using eye-witness interviews, archive documents, diaries, White House tape recordings and top-down analysis, Hastings brings this gripping period to life.