Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.
The World on The Brink of Accidental War -- UNFOLDING LIVE!
Did You Know?
During the live broadcast a tape of the last dress rehearsal was available for broadcast just in case some technical problem interrupted the live performance so that there would be no interruption of the broadcast. See more
When Buck begins translating, he begins speaking *immediately* upon hearing the Soviet premier speak, betraying the fact that he's just reciting lines in a script. A real translator would need to listen to most of the first sentence before speaking, especially with languages that place the verb at or near the end of the sentence, as most languages other than English do. See more
Ground zero will be the Empire State Building. When we hear the shriek of Mr. Lentov's telephone melting, we will know that he is gone, and with him, New York.
[under his breath
Holy Mother of God...
[in the war room
How can he do that?
What else can he do? Five million people. This, Mr. Knapp, is where we've always been headed.
References My Fair Lady