1963: Red Phone hotline created
The United States and Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a hot line communications link between the two superpowers


By MSgt William Medema
Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2006

  
1963: Red Phone hotline created
The Hotline. (Image courtesy of CNN)


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Memorandum of Understanding Between The United States of America and The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Regarding the Establishment of a Direct Communications Link
 

1963: The United States and Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a hot line communications link between the two superpowers and a treaty was signed limiting nuclear testing.


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