CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: CUBAN CRISIS (TV)

Summary

This news program offers an update on the Cuban missile crisis. The program opens with a look at the Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan's arrival in New York City, followed by U.N. Secretary General U Thant commenting on his discussions with Cuban leaders. Richard C. Hottelet reports on U.N. involvement in the Cuban situation, Robert Pierpoint provides updates on White House activities, and Neil Strawser reports from the Pentagon. Next, Phil Scheffler reports from Caracas on Venezualan measures to combat communist terrorism. Then, David Schoenbrun appraises the reactions of government officials to the Cuban situation, and Richard Carlsson reports from West Berlin on Ulbrecht's trip to the Soviet Union.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: November 1, 1962 Thursday 4:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:27:48
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0554
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Cuban Missile Crisis
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1962
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CREDITS

    • Don Hewitt … Executive Producer
    • William B. Crawford … Producer
    • Ted Marvel … Director
    • Harry Reasoner … Commentator
    • Robert Pierpoint
    • Philip Scheffler
    • Richard C. Hottelet
    • David Schoenbrun
    • Neil Strawser
    • Anastas Mikoyan
    • U Thant
    • Richard Carlsson
    • Walter Ulbrecht