Bert the Turtle was a cartoon that taught kids what to do if a missile fell near them. After watching the video, the kids would practice the drill. Although in my opinion, it wouldn't have been very effective.
Direct Phone Hotline
The USSR had missiles and missile construction camps in Cuba building missiles to bomb the U.S.
Announcing the Compromise
We will be relieving tensions with the U.S.S.R. very soon.
The U.S. and the Soviets eventually reached an agreement on the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Soviets removed missiles from Cuba.
A direct phone line from the U.S. to Russia, (Still the U.S.S.R.) was set up to prevent another tense situation.
J.F.K. went on TV to announce their plan to appease the situation.
The U.S. and the Soviets then began to remove nuclear missiles in Turkey and Cuba.