American Experience

JFK on the Enemy: The Red Threat

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 44s

Kennedy believed his first diplomatic meeting with Nikita Khrushchev would be a lesson in compromise. But when it was clear the Soviet premier was unwilling to negotiate over Berlin and more than willing to talk casually about nuclear weapons, Kennedy told him "it's going to be a very cold winter." Kennedy left uneasy.

Aired: 11/11/13

Rating: NR

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