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Clouds Over Cuba: The Cuban Missile Crisis and What Might Have Been

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Date Added to MERLOT: October 10, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 13, 2014
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Submitter : Sue Patrick


This is a documentary in six parts with a seventh counterfactual piece available.  As one watches the documentary, a Document Dossier accumulates allowing people to look in more detail at the subjects being discussed on the documentary.  These "documents" include photos, tapes of ExComm meetings and presidential phone calls, videos... More

United States, Cuba, History, 1960s, John F. Kennedy, missile crisis, cold war, USSR

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: PC/Mac or tablets; can be sync with mobile; audio (headphones or speakers)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Sue Patrick
27 weeks ago

Sue Patrick (Faculty)

Well-done documentary that can be used in segments. Production quality is high. Wonderful set of primary sources associated with it. However, you cannot get to the primary sources unless you first enter the documentary and "acquire" them by letting the documentary play.
Time spent reviewing site: 3 hours
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