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Brothers in arms : the Kennedys, the Castros, and the politics of murder

Author: Gus Russo; Stephen Molton
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Using breakthrough reporting and interviews with long-silent sources, investigative journalist Russo and coauthor Molton have crafted a dramatic retelling of the time before, during, and after the JFK assassination. The book centers on the two opposed sets of brothers--the Kennedys and the Castros--who collectively authored one of modern history's most dangerous, and tragically ironic, chapters. Bobby Kennedy pushed  Read more...
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Russo, Gus.
Brothers in arms.
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2008
(OCoLC)608208318
Named Person: John F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Fidel Castro; Raúl Castro; Fidel Castro; Raúl Castro Ruz; John F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gus Russo; Stephen Molton
ISBN: 9781596915329 1596915323
OCLC Number: 216941811
Description: xiii, 545 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Living through another Cuba --
Revolution --
The patriot game --
On the beach --
Meet the boys on the battlefront --
Both sides now --
Talking Cuba crisis --
Irresistible targets --
Spies like us --
A pawn in their game --
Runaway train --
Desolation row --
Cannons in the rain --
The games people play --
Sympathy for the devil --
Ain't no man righteous, no not one --
Appendix: The Marty Underwood story.
Responsibility: Gus Russo and Stephen Molton.
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Using breakthrough reporting and interviews with long-silent sources, investigative journalist Russo and coauthor Molton have crafted a dramatic retelling of the time before, during, and after the JFK assassination. The book centers on the two opposed sets of brothers--the Kennedys and the Castros--who collectively authored one of modern history's most dangerous, and tragically ironic, chapters. Bobby Kennedy pushed for the murder of Fidel Castro and instead got the death of his beloved brother, a psychic blow from which he himself never recovered. Lee Harvey Oswald killed an admired president and traumatized a nation, but in so doing may have prevented a third world war. Built on thirty years of intense research--including discoveries so significant that they have rekindled CIA and State Department interest in the Kennedy assassination--this book provides extraordinary new facts that will force a reconsideration of how and why the Kennedy murder came to pass.--From publisher description.

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