CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT {CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS} (TV)

Summary

This special report reviews the day's developments in the Cuban missile crisis. Walter Cronkite announces the signing of the formal proclamation of the quarantine of Cuba. The report continues with a clip of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's press conference at the Pentagon, and a clip of an exchange between U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson and Soviet U.N. Ambassador V.A. Zorin. Cronkite displays aerial photographs of missile sites followed by a report on a military build-up in Key West; Neil Strawser reports on the build-up at the American naval base at Guantanamo, Cuba; George Herman reports on the crisis' meaning for the Kennedy administration; and Roger Mudd reports on aerial reconnaissance of Cuba.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: October 23, 1962 Tuesday 11:15 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:15
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0495
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1962
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CREDITS

    • Don Hewitt … Executive Producer
    • Alice Weel … Producer
    • William B. Crawford … Producer
    • Robert Wussler … Producer, United Nations Producer
    • Walter Cronkite … Commentator
    • Roger Mudd … Reporter
    • Neil Strawser … Reporter
    • George Herman … Reporter
    • John F. Kennedy
    • Robert McNamara
    • Adlai Stevenson