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Chapter 6: JFK - To the Brink 

JFK and the Bay of Pigs; on the brink of total war during Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK's attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK assassinated. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

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Episode complete credited cast:
John F. Kennedy ... Himself - USA President (archive footage)
Ed Herlihy Ed Herlihy ... Himself - Universal-International Newsreader (voice) (archive footage)
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. ... Himself - Historian (voice) (archive footage)
Nikita Khrushchev ... Himself - USSR President (archive footage)
Robert McNamara ... Himself - Defense Secretary (voice) (archive footage)
Kenneth P. O'Donnell Kenneth P. O'Donnell ... Himself - Political Consultant (archive footage)
Marilyn Monroe ... Herself - Movie Star (archive footage)
Walter Cronkite ... Himself - CBS News Announcer (archive footage)
Lyndon Baines Johnson ... Himself - US President (archive footage) (as Lyndon Johnson)
Oliver Stone ... Narrator (voice)
Mark Ivanir ... Nikita Khrushchev (voice)
Tim Russell ... John Kennedy / Robert Kennedy (voice)
André Sogliuzzo ... (credit only)
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JFK and the Bay of Pigs; on the brink of total war during Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK's attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK assassinated. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

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17 December 2012 (USA) See more »

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When the narrator talks about Vasili Arkhipov being the Russian officer who cast the single vote that prevented a Soviet nuclear strike during the Cuban Missle Crisis (and possibly preventing WWIII), the narrator refers to Arkhipov as the "Political Officer" when in reality he was a Naval Officer and second-in-command. See more »

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