Secrets of the Dead

The Man Who Saved The World

Season 12, Episode 1 of 6

Explore the dramatic, little-known events that unfolded inside a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. As politicians sought to solve the stand-off, Vasili Arkhipov refused to fire a nuclear torpedo, averting disaster.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/29/2012
7 a.m.
10/29/2012
6 p.m.
10/10/2013
6 p.m.
10/11/2013
7 a.m.
4/13/2014
9 p.m.
4/14/2014
1 a.m.
4/14/2014
9 a.m.
4/15/2014
4 p.m.
9/5/2014
4 p.m.
9/5/2014
7 p.m.
9/6/2014
9/6/2014
8 a.m.
9/6/2014
2 p.m.
9/10/2014
9/10/2014
8 a.m.
9/11/2014
3 a.m.
9/11/2014
9 a.m.
2/12/2015
4 p.m.
2/21/2015
7 p.m.
2/21/2015
11 p.m.
3/10/2016
4 p.m.
3/11/2016
3/11/2016
8 a.m.
3/11/2016
2 p.m.
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