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Castro's Nuclear Epiphany—and What It Reveals About the Minds of Dictators
Bruce J. Allyn
OCT 27 2012
Exactly 50 years ago today, on "Black Saturday," the climax of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fidel Castro sent a cable to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev calling on him to fire nuclear missiles on Washington, D.C., New York, and other American cities with a warhead 60 times more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.