The Cold War Exhibit

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What was the Cold War?

The Cold War was the intense, global conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that launched the world into a state of terror, technological advancement, and espionage.

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The Cuban Missile Crisis

In October of 1962, the United States discovered ballistic missiles placed in Cuba by the Soviet Union in retaliation of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion. The next thirteen days were vital in finding a peaceful solution, as the two biggest superpowers sat on the edge of nuclear war. 

Geiger Counters and the Cold War

Photos of John F. Kennedy and his family were published during his presidency and after his assassination.