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Does a new U.S. President need to show he is tough by threatening or committing a violent act? Some say it's dangerous not to.
It was June of 1961, and the setting was neutral Vienna. This first and last Kennedy-Khrushchev summit would prove to be one of the most explosive and decisive meetings ever of the two most powerful leaders of their time.