Title: President Kennedy in the Oval Office
Description: During the tense weeks of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962, President Kennedy avoided a nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union. Here, President Kennedy braves an onslaught from the press about the status of nuclear warheads in Cuba.
Date: October 23, 1962
Creator: Robert Knudsen
Credit: Robert Knudsen, White House, John F. Kennedy Library