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The Resource Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis, Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan

Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis, Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan

Label
Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis
Title
Thirteen days
Title remainder
a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis
Statement of responsibility
Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan
Title variation
  • Memoir of the Cuban missile crisis
  • Cuban missile crisis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.73/047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • E183.8.R9
  • DK69
LC item number
  • K42
  • .F69
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis, Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Documents": p. 163-218
  • Facsim. on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Krushchev -- 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
Control code
45235
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
224 pages
Lccn
69015949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00036247
  • (OCoLC)36247
Label
Thirteen days : a memoir of the Cuban missile crisis, Robert F. Kennedy ; with introductions by Robert S. McNamara and Harold Macmillan
Publication
Note
  • "Documents": p. 163-218
  • Facsim. on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Krushchev -- 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
Control code
45235
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
224 pages
Lccn
69015949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00036247
  • (OCoLC)36247

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