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The Shadow of War

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

In October of 1962, the world came close to a nuclear war between superpowers. Jeff Shaara is a master at writing historical fiction by letting readers get inside the main character's heads. Join host Louie Saenz as he has a conversation with Jeff Shaara to talk about the Cuban Missile Crisis and how close the United States and Russia came to a nuclear conflict. Come and listen to more on Jeff Shaara and his experience of living through the Cuban Missile crisis while living here in the United States!

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Originally aired May 25, 2024.

Louie Saenz has been in the news broadcasting business for over thirty years. He has been a News Anchor and Reporter for KDBC-TV, KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, NM and KTSM-TV in El Paso. Saenz earned a degree in Journalism from NMSU, and a Masters in Communication from UTEP. He is currently the News & Public Affairs Director for KTEP-FM, and a lecturer in the Communication Department. He is also the host of Focus on Campus and co-host on El Paso Prime Time.
Xiomara has been working towards being On-Air for KTEP and as well as working towards being a Radio Engineer, she does volunteer work at KTEP.
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