Brush with Catastrophe: The Day the U.S. Almost Nuked Itself

Today‚Äôs post comes from Michael J. Hancock, an archives technician at the National Archives at College Park, MD. There was a time when the greatest threat during the Cold War was a nuclear strike by the Soviet Union. But for a moment during those tension-filled years, the United States almost nuked itself.  The U.S. narrowly … Continue reading Brush with Catastrophe: The Day the U.S. Almost Nuked Itself