CBC Digital Archives CBC butterfly logo

CBC Archives has a new look: Please go to cbc.ca/archives to access the new site.

The page you are looking at will not be updated.

Doug Harkness looks back at the Cuban missile crisis

The Story


The former defence minister says he was right to put troops on high alert.

Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News
Broadcast Date: Oct. 22, 1992
Guest(s): Douglas Harkness, Paul Hellyer, John F. Kennedy
Reporter: Rob Gordon
Duration: 2:14

John Diefenbaker: Dief the Chief more