Between 1955 and 1974, a nuclear war with the Soviet Union seemed like a possibility. We armed ourselves by placing Nike Missiles around many major cities across the U.S. — including 16 in and around metro Detroit. Six of them — including one on Belle Isle — were outfitted with nuclear warheads. A nuke on Belle Isle? We hear from historians Mel Small, Christopher Bright, William Worden, Jerry Perry; political scientist Ron Stockton; and a cast of historic characters including Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy.