Missiles in Cuba Kennedy, Khrushchev, Castro and the 1962 Crisis

ISBN-10: 1566631564
ISBN-13: 9781566631563
Edition: N/A
Authors: Mark J. White
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Description: The causes and consequences of the 1962 crisis as well as a day-by-day narrative of the confrontation, based on up-to-date scholarship and newly released documents. American Ways Series.

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publication date: 2/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

The causes and consequences of the 1962 crisis as well as a day-by-day narrative of the confrontation, based on up-to-date scholarship and newly released documents. American Ways Series.

Preface
Background To Crisis
Policy toward Cuba in the pre-Kennedy years
JFK's political backgroud and foreign policy views
1960 presidential campaign and its aftermath
Bay of Pigs
Military contingency plans
Operation Mongoose
CIA attempts to assassinate Castro
JFK's use of di
The Societs Act: Operation Anadyr
Why Khrushchev placed nuclear weapons in Cuba
Castro's motives for accepting the missles
The start of Operation Anadyr
An Autumn Of Discontent
Soviet outlook and strategy in the fall of 1962
Cuban hints that missles were being sent
Republican attacks on kennedy
Congressional and media pressure
Role played by U.S
intelligence
JFK's public stance on Cuba
Jupiter missles in Turkey
Accelerat
Week One: How To Respond
Day-by-day in the crisis, from the day JFK was informed that nuclear weapons were in Cuba until the day he announced his intention to blocade the island
Week Two: How To Defuse
Day-by-day, examining the road to a settlement
Aftermath And Conclusion
Problems in implementing the settlement
Long-term impact of the missile crisis
Conclusions
A Note on Sources
Index

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