On June 20, 1963, the United States and the Soviet Union agreed to set up a "hotline" between the leaders of the two superpowers. The connection, established later that summer, would be reliable and available any time of day. The hotline, nicknamed the “red line”, linked the defense depa...
- Best for: Grades 6-12 (ages 11-18)
- Concepts: cold war, communications, diplomacy, international cooperation, moscow, moscow-washington hotline, soviet union