Download e-book for kindle: Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide by Priscilla Roberts

By Priscilla Roberts

ISBN-10: 1610690656

ISBN-13: 9781610690652

Cuban Missile challenge: the fundamental Reference advisor captures the ancient context, the minute-by-minute drama, and the profound repercussions of the "Missiles of October" war of words that introduced the very genuine possibility of nuclear assault to the USA' doorstep. Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the difficulty, it takes complete good thing about lately opened Soviet documents in addition to interviews with key Russian, Cuban, and U.S. officers to discover the development because it performed out in Moscow, Havana, Washington, and different destinations round the world.Cuban Missile CrisiS≪/i> includes an introductory essay by means of the writer and alphabetically geared up reference entries contributed by means of major chilly battle researchers. The ebook additionally comprises a very entire bibliography. jointly, those assets provide readers every thing they should comprehend the escalating tensions that resulted in the obstacle in addition to the serious international relations that resolved it, together with new information regarding the back-channel negotiations among Robert Kennedy and Soviet ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin.

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From 1941 to 1945 he served in the army. After helping former secretary of state and secretary of war Henry L. Stimson write his memoirs, On Active Service in Peace and War (1948), laying out that influential statesmanÊs worldview for future generations, in 1950 Bundy began teaching government and international affairs at Harvard University, where in 1953 he became dean of Arts and Sciences. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy, whom Bundy had advised during his presidential campaign, appointed him special assistant for national security affairs, a position in which he greatly overshadowed Secretary of State Dean Rusk.

For 10 years from 1979 Bundy taught at New York University, writing on nuclear policy and in 1982, together with George F. Kennan, Robert S. S. first use of nuclear weapons. On September 10, 1996, he died suddenly of heart failure in Boston. Priscilla Roberts See also: Bay of Pigs Invasion; Containment, Doctrine and Course of; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald; Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich; McNamara, Robert Strange; Military Balance; Nuclear Arms Race; Rusk, Dean David; U-2 Overflights Bundy, McGeorge | 31 References Bird, Kai.

New York: New Press, 1998. Paterson, Thomas G. Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Rabe, Stephen G. The Most Dangerous Area in the World: John F. Kennedy Confronts Communist Revolution in Latin America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. Rasenberger, Jim. The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America’s Doomed Invasion of the Bay of Pigs. New York: Scribner, 2011. , Jr. Response to Revolution: The United States and the Cuban Revolution, 1959–1961.

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