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KS4 History for Pupils - Cuban Missile Crisis - Film Archive

Description

This programme features 11 extracts from various film archive sources on the Cuban Missile Crisis, selected by author, teacher and curriculum advisor Ben Walsh.

The clips cover the following three themes:

  • The Crisis builds
  • Kennedy in action
  • Winners or losers?

The programme features clips from the following films:

  • One Week in October, a 1964 defence department documentary
  • Duck and Cover, a public information film from 1951
  • Kennedy's TV address to the nation, October 22 1962
  • Cuban Crisis newsreel from 1962
  • Blockade Lifted newsreel from 1962

See the resources and support materials page for a guide to using this programme in the classroom with activity ideas, plus links to information about the Cuban Missile Crisis and downloadable archive source material.

Part of the series: Primary TAs

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