Citation: Jones, Parker F., 1969. Records of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, National Archives. Contained in “Brush with Catastrophe: the Day the U.S. Almost Nuked Itself by Jessie Kratz,” January 22, 2021. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2021/01/22/brush-with-catastrophe-the-day-the-u-s-almost-nuked-itself/. Accessed 28 September 2023.
- According to the text, what almost exploded in Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1961? Be specific in your answer.
- What prevented the explosion?
- How does this text provide evidence for both the technological advancements made and the fear of nuclear war during the Cold War?