TV Mini-Series | | Drama, Thriller, War
In 1987, Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by ... See full summary »
The meeting between the American and Russian presidents in a Reykjavik school gym predates the very similar meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev just four years later ("The Reykjavik Summit"), though both likely drew some inspiration from the Fischer - Spassky chess championship held there in 1972 during the peak years of detente, given the geographical half way location and historically remaining neutral ground.
President Thomas McKenna:
I'm afraid I've reached that age when sex is constantly on my mind but rarely on my agenda.
By The End Of The Movie Coup Leaders Decide On An All-Out Nuclear Strike, Mistakenly Believing That U. S. Law Requires The President To Obtain Congressional Approval Before An American Nuclear Attack. In Actuality The President Does Not Need Congressional Approval To Use Nuclear Weapons.