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Cuban Refugee Sets Cold War Stage in 'Blind Date'

The 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan reversed the process of detente between the United States and the then-Soviet Union, ushering in a freeze in relations and heightened Cold War tensions. Anxiety grew across the globe with many people fearing that the superpower rivalry would someday lead to nuclear war. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from Chicago, a new play called "Blind Date" by a Cuban-born immigrant explores this dynamic and the events in the mid-1980s.

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