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The Resource The Cuban Missile Crisis, Laurie Collier Hillstrom

The Cuban Missile Crisis, Laurie Collier Hillstrom

Label
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Title
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides users with a detailed and authoritative overview of events surrounding the harrowing 1962 confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, telling the story of the tense thirteen-day standoff that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--
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DLC
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1965-
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Hillstrom, Laurie Collier
Dewey number
973.922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.H548 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Label
The Cuban Missile Crisis, Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War -- The United States and Cuba -- The discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba -- The world reaches the brink of nuclear war -- The Cold War comes to an end -- Legacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis -- Biographies. Rudolf Anderson Jr. (1927-1962) ; Fidel Castro (1926- ) ; Anatoly Dobrynin (1919-2010) ; Alexander Feklisov (1914-2007) ; John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) ; Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968) ; Nikita Khrushchev (1891-1971) ; John McCone (1902-1991) ; Robert S. McNamara (1916-2009) ; Ted Sorensen (1928-2010) -- Primary sources. The Soviet Union vows to defend Cuba ; Robert F. Kennedy describes ExComm deliberations ; John F. Kennedy tells the world about the missiles ; Nikita Khrushchev denounces the U.S. naval blockade ; An influential columnist proposes a solution ; Fidel Castro calls for a nuclear strike ; Khrushchev sends his conciliatory "first letter" ; Khrushchev sends his more aggressive "second letter" ; Kennedy responds to Khrushchev's initial offer ; Anatoly Dobrynin worries that nuclear war is imminent ; Khrushchev accepts the deal ; Kennedy presents "a strategy for peace" ; The crisis's lasting impact on U.S. foreign policy -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn902727145
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 230 pages
Isbn
9780780813489
Lccn
2015003221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780813489
  • (OCoLC)902727145
Label
The Cuban Missile Crisis, Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War -- The United States and Cuba -- The discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba -- The world reaches the brink of nuclear war -- The Cold War comes to an end -- Legacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis -- Biographies. Rudolf Anderson Jr. (1927-1962) ; Fidel Castro (1926- ) ; Anatoly Dobrynin (1919-2010) ; Alexander Feklisov (1914-2007) ; John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) ; Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968) ; Nikita Khrushchev (1891-1971) ; John McCone (1902-1991) ; Robert S. McNamara (1916-2009) ; Ted Sorensen (1928-2010) -- Primary sources. The Soviet Union vows to defend Cuba ; Robert F. Kennedy describes ExComm deliberations ; John F. Kennedy tells the world about the missiles ; Nikita Khrushchev denounces the U.S. naval blockade ; An influential columnist proposes a solution ; Fidel Castro calls for a nuclear strike ; Khrushchev sends his conciliatory "first letter" ; Khrushchev sends his more aggressive "second letter" ; Kennedy responds to Khrushchev's initial offer ; Anatoly Dobrynin worries that nuclear war is imminent ; Khrushchev accepts the deal ; Kennedy presents "a strategy for peace" ; The crisis's lasting impact on U.S. foreign policy -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn902727145
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 230 pages
Isbn
9780780813489
Lccn
2015003221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780813489
  • (OCoLC)902727145

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