In today’s episode of This Day in Miami History, we remember the Cuban Missile Crisis, and its impact on South Florida. President John F. Kennedy spoke to the public about the construction of missile launch sites in Cuba for the first time on October 22, 1962. The next week would place Miami center-stage in largest nuclear drama the world has yet known.

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