50 years ago today, Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, was released to theaters. I recall begging my parents to see it; they finally relented even though Parents Magazine said it was “too intense” for tykes like me. Here’s the ending, including the Vera Lynn classic, “We’ll Meet Again.”

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.