The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes

The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes

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“A portrait of the JFK White House after the Cuban Missile Crisis as it really was . . . human and revealing.”—Evan Thomas Popular history marks October 28, 1962, as the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Yet as JFK’s secretly recorded White House tapes reveal, the aftermath of the crisis was a political and diplomatic minefield. The president had to push hard to get Khrushchev to remove Soviet weaponry from Cuba without reigniting the volatile  situation,… (more)

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A briskly charted tale of the neglected denouement of the defining event of JFK’s presidency.

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (October 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 8.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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