The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Secret Intelligence Perspective

Lecture by Bruce Held presented in partnership with RENESAN

October 12, 2017 01:00 PM
03:00 PM
New Mexico History Museum
Bruce Held was a CIA covert officer and Chief of Station in Asia, Latin America, and Africa as well as Special Assistant to CIA Director George Tenet. During 2010-2012, he was Director of Intelligence and Counterintelligence for the Department of Energy with responsibility for assessing foreign nuclear weapons programs, including those in Iran and North Korea. During 2013-2014 he led the $12 billion US nuclear weapons program as the Acting Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration. This talk on the Cuban Missile Crisis is drawn from his book, A Spy’s Guide to the Kennedy Assassination. $10.00 fee applies and registration is required: