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Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis

Author: Robert F Kennedy
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1969.
Series: On lining papers
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In a clear and simple record, he describes the personalities involved in the crisis, with particular attention to the actions and attitudes of his brother, President John F.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Kennedy
OCLC Number: 36247
Notes: "Documents": pages 163-218.
Facsim. on lining papers.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert S. McNamara --
Introduction / Harold Macmillan --
Tuesday morning, October 16, 1962 --
The President ... knew he would have to act --
A majority decision ... for a blockade --
It was not up to one single man --
The important meeting of the OAS ... --
I met with Dobrynin ... --
The danger was anything but over --
There were almost daily communications with Khrushchev --
Expect very heavy casualties in an invasion --
This could mean war --
Those hours in the Cabinet Room ... --
The President ordered the Ex Comm ... --
Some of the things we learned ... --
The importance of placing ourselves in the other country's shoes.
Series Title: On lining papers
Other Titles: 13 days
Memoir of the Cuban missile crisis
Cuban missile crisis
Responsibility: Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan.

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During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In a clear and simple record, he describes the personalities involved in the crisis, with particular attention to the actions and attitudes of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. He describes the daily, even hourly, exchanges between Russian representatives and American.

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