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Report to JFK The Skybolt Crisis in Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0801436222

ISBN-13: 9780801436222

Edition: 1999

Authors: Richard E. Neustadt

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In March 1963, President Kennedy asked Richard E. Neustadt to investigate an episode in US-British relations concerning an airborne missile system named Skybolt. His confidential report - intended for JFK's eyes only - is reproduced in entirety here.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 9/2/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 177
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Introduction
Budgetary Prelude
October Interlude
Washington Warns London
State Instructs Defense
Thorneycroft Keeps Quiet
Macmillan Waits
December Interlude
Mcnamara Meets Thorneycroft
Flap in the Banks
Macmillan Meets de Gaulle
Kennedy Meets Macmillan
Post-Nassau Planning
Conclusion
British Refinements
White House and Whitehall (1964)
Later Reflections
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index