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Maximum Danger: Kennedy, the Missiles, and the Crisis of American Confidence / Edition 1
     

Maximum Danger: Kennedy, the Missiles, and the Crisis of American Confidence / Edition 1

by Robert Weisbrot
 

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ISBN-10: 1566634776

ISBN-13: 2901566634778

Pub. Date: 07/15/2002

Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher

Robert Weisbrot for the first time considers the Cuban missile crisis in the full context of history.

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Robert Weisbrot for the first time considers the Cuban missile crisis in the full context of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901566634778
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
07/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
1 Rethinking the Cuban Missile Crisis3
2 Cold War Alarms and the 1960 Campaign12
3 The New Frontier Under Siege40
4 "We Just Had to Get Them Out of There": Why
Missiles in Cuba Triggered a Crisis76
5 The Decision to Blockade111
6 Kennedy's Hidden Concession—to Public Opinion149
Epilogue: The Missile Crisis in Historical Perspective196
Selected Chronology215
Notes219
Index259

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