American Experience

Command and Control, Full Film

Season 29 Episode 1 | 1h 31m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

COMMAND AND CONTROL is a minute-by-minute account of this long-hidden story. Putting a camera where there was no camera that night, Kenner brings this nonfiction thriller to life with stunning original footage shot in a decommissioned Titan II missile silo.

Aired: 01/10/17

Expired: 05/15/17

Rating: NR

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