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That's inspiring stuff... (8.46)

Wendy: Are you planning to come to the office anytime soon?

Bobby: Yeah, once my assets are unfrozen.

Wendy: Should everyone else go home, too?

Bobby: Not if they want to stay on the payroll.

Wendy: That's inspiring stuff. Must be what Kennedy said to his staff during the Cuban missile crisis.

Bobby: Kennedy wasn't under as much pressure as I am.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. The confrontation is often considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale nuclear war…