This download includes both PDF and MS WORD versions. The document has been formatted to fit perfectly onto one paper (two pages, front and back) for easy printing.
The first page includes background on the Cuban Missile Crisis, quotations from JFK, the director and historians, a list of film elements that are accurate, a list of film elements that are inaccurate, and a series of questions for students to consider while watching.
The BACK PAGE includes a graphic organizer of main characters from the film with pictures of the actors and real-life characters side-by-side. Students are asked to identify each person's role or position on the situation.