Hidden Columbia: The Rocket

You all know the rocket at the State Fairgrounds. Many of you meet there before going on your rides, but as Anderson Burns explains, the rocket wasn’t always a happy meeting spot. It was part of the cause of the Bay of Pigs, and took us dangerously close to nuclear war with the Soviet Union. To see the video, click on the player under the news section. To comment on this story, or see it again, check out Facebook.com, where ‘Hidden Columbia’ has its own page. Just log onto Facebook and search: ‘Hidden Columbia’. You can see this, and all previous Hidden Columbias.