Cuban Missile Crisis image banner

Then and Today

An image

Former National Photographic Imagery Center analyst Dino Brugioni recently discusses aerial images he and a team of analysts used to prepare briefing boards for NPIC Director Arthur Lundahl that were used to brief President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Brugioni visited the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in September for a taped interview on his recollections of the crisis on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the event. Brugioni is also pictured as an analyst shortly after the crisis in his office at the National Photographic Imagery Center in Washington, DC.