Cuban Missile Crisis News
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Fidel Castro and Barbara Walters Reflect on Cuban Missile Crisis in 2002.
Oct. 11, 2002: Forty years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Walters asks Castro to describe his communications with the Soviet Union's Khrushchev leading up to the crisis.
President Obama: Cuban President Raul Castro Wants Change
The commander in chief discussed his talks with Cuba's leader in an exclusive interview with ABC News' David Muir.
Historic Day in Cuba : President Obama and President Castro Shake Hands
Good evening tonight from Havana where we witnessed an historic moment today President Obama standing side by side we've Cuban president Raul Castro. Saying the United States and Cuba are no longer enemies a thaw decades after the Cold War ended. But there were tense moments here today the two
Presidents Obama, Castro Meet in Cuba for Historic Visit
President Obama is the first sitting American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1922.
Unprecedented CIA Release of Presidential Daily Briefs From 1960s
The first mention of what would develop into the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962 began as a footnote in the Aug. 4 edition of what would eventually be known as the President’s Daily Brief. “Eleven soviet merchant ships are on their way to Havana and we strongly suspect they are carrying arms,”
American Flag Flying Over Cuba Once Again
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry officially reopens the American embassy in Havana, Cuba.
Obama Pitches Iran Deal at American University
President Obama addresses crowd at American University in an effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to America.
Everyday Cubans Greet US Detente With Open Arms
Plying the streets of Havana this past week, most ordinary Cubans like state-employed waitress Yileivi Cruz seemed to support détente with the United States. Taxi drivers, street venders, bar tenders and shoppers expressed delight when asked about the thaw. “To tell you the truth, I never thought I
Honor the Troops, Question the War
In the fall of 2004, as I was in the intensity of the re-election campaign of President Bush as chief strategist, I had to take a drive that was one of the hardest drives I have ever taken. About a week before Election Day, my oldest son jumped in the passenger seat of my Dodge pickup truck with a
President Obama, Raul Castro Sit Down for Diplomatic Talks
The U.S. and Cuban leaders engaged in the first substantial talks between the two nations since the height of the Cold War.