Opinion: Fact & Fiction

The year is 1967. On U.S. air defense screens, an Unidentified Flying Object is spotted near Greenland. Is this a Russian attack? Against that possibility, U.S. bombers speed to various "fail-safe" points. If the Soviet Union has really started war, the bombers will rain nuclear death on Russia; if it is a false alarm, the bombers will turn back. It turns out that the UFO is only a commercial airliner that has gone off course. Most of the Strategic Air Command bombers return to their bases. But wait! One six-bomber squadron is heading past its fail-safe point toward Moscow!...

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