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The Man Who Saved The World (Episode #1201)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

This program follows the drama and debate that surrounded the most critical point in the Cold War, and perhaps human history. While politicians desperately sought a solution to the stand-off, nobody was aware what was happening beneath the waves but the men on the B-59. The crew could only watch as their superiors entered a battle of wills that would determine the fate of humanity. The story of what happened that fateful day remained hidden for decades, only emerging in Russia in recent years. Now these events will be known to the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 11, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
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