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26Aug 15

US orchestra performs in Cuba

The Minnesota Orchestra performed in Cuba in mid-May, breaking the nearly 16-year gap when the last major American orchestra visited the country. The performance happened just a couple of months…

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Video: Looking Back on the Cuban Missile Crisis

Source: DVIDS

On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy prevented nuclear weapons shipments from the Soviet Union to Cuba. This became known as the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Interactive: Thirteen Days in October 1962

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