Thirteen Days A Memoir Of The Cuban Missile Crisis

Author by : Robert F. Kennedy
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
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Description : "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. 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 this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.


One Hell Of A Gamble Khrushchev Castro And Kennedy 1958 1964

Author by : Aleksandr Fursenko
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
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Description : Provides an account of the most dangerous moment of the Cold War--the Cuban Missile Crisis


Jfk And The Unspeakable

Author by : James W. Douglass
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : SSuggests that John F. Kennedy was assassinated because military leaders feared his dedication to peace would result in the United States falling to Russia


Countdown

Author by : Deborah Wiles
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scholastic Inc.
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Description : The fearful events of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis are witnessed by 11-year-old Franny, who finds her life and perspectives changing throughout the course of a week that is also marked by difficult family issues. By the National Book Award finalist author of Each Little Bird That Sings.


The Cold War

Author by : Ralph B. Levering
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Now available in a fully revised and updated third edition, The Cold War: A Post–Cold War History offers an authoritative and accessible introduction to the history and enduring legacy of the Cold War. Thoroughly updated in light of new scholarship, including revised sections on President Nixon’s policies in Vietnam and President Reagan’s approach to U.S.–Soviet relations Features six all new counterparts sections that juxtapose important historical figures to illustrate the contrasting viewpoints that characterized the Cold War Argues that the success of Western capitalism during the Cold War laid the groundwork for the economic globalization and political democratization that have defined the 21st century Includes extended coverage of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the most dangerous confrontation of the nuclear age thus far


The Kennedy Tapes

Author by : Ernest R. May
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
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Description : Tapes recorded during the Cuban Missile Crisis reveal the work of President Kennedy and the National Security Council to come up with an effective response. Reprint.


Latinos And Latinas At Risk Issues In Education Health Community And Justice 2 Volumes

Author by : Gabriel Gutiérrez
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This two-volume collection of essays addresses the Latino/a experience in present-day America, covering six major areas of importance: education, health, family, children, teens, and violence. • Provides information from authoritative sources and data based on recent research • Includes ancillary tables, figures, and statistics for visual support • Features thoughtful questions and reflections on the chapters that support readers' further exploration of the topics • Shares some first-hand accounts and autobiographies along with selected interviews


Counselor

Author by : Ted Sorensen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Harper Collins
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Description : In this gripping memoir, John F. Kennedy's closest advisor recounts in full for the first time his experience counseling Kennedy through the most dramatic moments in American history. Sorensen returns to January 1953, when he and the freshman senator from Massachusetts began their extraordinary professional and personal relationship. Rising from legislative assistant to speechwriter and advisor, the young lawyer from Nebraska worked closely with JFK on his most important speeches, as well as his book Profiles in Courage. Sorensen encouraged the junior senator's political ambitions—from a failed bid for the vice presidential nomination in 1956 to the successful presidential campaign in 1960, after which he was named Special Counsel to the President. Sorensen describes in thrilling detail his experience advising JFK during some of the most crucial days of his presidency, from the decision to go to the moon to the Cuban Missile Crisis, when JFK requested that the thirty-four-year-old Sorensen draft the key letter to Khrushchev at the most critical point of the world's first nuclear confrontation. After Kennedy was assassinated, Sorensen stayed with President Johnson for a few months before leaving to write a biography of JFK. In 1968 he returned to Washington to help run Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign. Through it all, Sorensen never lost sight of the ideals that brought him to Washington and to the White House, working tirelessly to promote and defend free, peaceful societies. Illuminating, revelatory, and utterly compelling, Counselor is the brilliant, long-awaited memoir from the remarkable man who shaped the presidency and the legacy of one of the greatest leaders America has ever known.


Modern Times 1750 1990

Author by : Susan Willoughby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Heinemann
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Description : "Foundation Editions" offer a lower narrative level to enable less-able pupils to understand the subject. Re-phrased questions support and direct their thinking skills, helping them to explore history for themselves.


Presidential Power And The Modern Presidents

Author by : Richard E. Neustadt
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Suggests a theory of presidential power, and tests it against the events in the administrations of the postwar presidents