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    Michael Dobbs on JFK's Near Disastrous Invasion of Cuba

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    Michael Dobbs on JFK's Near Disastrous Invasion of Cuba
    Commonwealth Club - The Commonwealth Club of California
    Washington Post reporter Michael Dobbs describes the moment the world came closer than ever before (or, possibly, since) to nuclear destruction.He will draw modern-day lessons from those perilous 13 days, including the importance of character in the Oval Office and the myth of crisis management.How much did John F. Kennedy know in the run-up to the Cuban Missile Crisis? What were his motivations, and what were those of his Soviet counterpart, Nikita Khrushchev?Dobbs will discuss his research on the untold facets of the October crisis - The Commonwealth Club of California