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Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Publisher Comments:

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 this unique account, he describes the hour-by-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy.

In a foreword to this edition, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light from the former Soviet Union. 

Synopsis:

The true history behind the major motion picture Thirteen Days starring Kevin Costner.

Synopsis:

"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Description:

"Documents": p. 149-174. Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-176) and index.

About the Author

(1917 - 2007) was a historian who served as special assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Among his many works are the Pulitzer Prize-winning .

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393318340
Foreword:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Author:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Foreword by:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Foreword:
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr.
Author:
Kennedy, Robert F.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/60s
Subject:
United states
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Military - Nuclear Warfare
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Cuban missile crisis, 1962
Subject:
Military bases, Soviet.
Subject:
Cuban Missile Crisis, 19
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
United States Foreign relations.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.20x5.50x.48 in. .39 lbs.

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