Grand Forks Herald
Cartoon depicts Fidel Castro standing atop Cuba, between "USA" and "USSR" cannons. President John F. Kennedy imposed a military blockade on Cuba. The Soviet Union responded that the action of the United States is one step closer to thermonuclear war.
Alternative title: In The Middle of a Showdown With No Place to Hide
Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons
Cuba; United States; Soviet Union
Castro, Fidel, 1926-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963; Krushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
Fidel Castro, Cuba, United States, Soviet Union, John F. Kennedy, Military Blockade, Nikita Khrushchev, Nuclear War, Military maneuvers, Blockade, Cannon, Military weapons, Nuclear weapons, International relations, Political science