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Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council ©Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston

“Goddam Dangerous” 60 Years Later: The Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited

Saturday, 15 October, 2022, through Wednesday, February 15, 2023

This exhibition has been extended! You can visit it until Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

60 years ago, in October 1962, the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of a nuclear war. The declassification of many secret primary sources in the past decades makes it possible to provide a much more accurate description and a deeper context of these decisive “Thirteen Days.” President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, who bear some responsibility for the dangerous crisis, tried to avoid a nuclear confrontation at all costs. They learned crucial lessons, started to build trust, and worked on détente agreements.

The Cuban Missile Crisis not only signifies the most dangerous confrontation during the Cold War, but can also help to learn about crisis management and crisis resolution that are once again of special relevance today.

The exhibition was curated by students of the Amerika-Institut of LMU under the direction of historian Dr. Andreas Etges, a leading expert on the Kennedy presidency, and Alexandra Schenke, in cooperation with the Museum Berlin-Karlshorst.

Photo: ©Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston

Admission is free.

Saturday, 15 October, 2022, through Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m.

The exhibition is closed on Sundays, as well as on public holidays.

Ausstellungsplakat "Goddam Dangerous" ©Amerikahaus München

Amerikahaus – Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

Karolinenplatz 3, 80333, Munich, Germany

Dominik Raabe (in Elternzeit)

Leiter Programme Kultur und Politik

E-Mail
raabe@amerikahaus.de
programm@amerikahaus.de

Telefon
089 55 25 37-14