Politics of Illusion: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Reexamined / Edition 1

Politics of Illusion: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Reexamined / Edition 1

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by James G. Blight, Peter Kornbluh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555878229

ISBN-13: 9781555878221

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555878221
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Studies in Cuban History
Pages:
283
Lexile:
1090L (what's this?)

Table of Contents


Preface                                            ixDramatis Personae                                  xiii Prologue:  "John Wayne's" Betrayals                1   1  The Anti-Castro Resistance Meets the CIA      9   2  The CIA Calls the Shots                       35   3  Kennedy's Attempts to Topple Castro           59   4  Assassination and the Use of U.S. Military    83   Force at the Bay of Pigs   5  Operation MONGOOSE and the Fate of the        107   Resistance   6  Aftermath of the Bay of Pigs Invasion         133 Epilogue:  "John Wayne's" Illusions                149 Appendix 1:  Maps                                  155 Appendix 2: Abbreviations and Acronyms             157 Appendix 3:  Chronology of U.S. Decisionmaking     159 Regarding the Bay of Pigs Invasion and Operation MONGOOSE, January 1959-October 1962 Appendix 4:  Chronology of Cuban Resistance,       173 January 1959-July 1961 Appendix 5:  Declassified Documents                185 Index                                              277 About the Book                                     284 

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