eBook Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Priscilla Roberts
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  • ISBN-10: 1610690664
  • ISBN-13: 9781610690669
  • DDC: 972.9106
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 278 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Drawing on revealing new research, this richly informative volume is the definitive concise introduction to the crisis that took the world to the brink of nuclear war.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Introduction: The Cuban Missile Crisis.
1: Acheson, Dean Gooderham (1893–1971).
2: Alekseev (Shitov), Aleksandr Ivanovich (1913–2001).
3: Alliance for Progress.
4: Anadyr, Operation (1962).
5: Arkhipov, Vasili Alexandrovich (1926–1999).
6: Ball, George Wildman (1909–1994).
7: Batista Y Zaldívar, Fulgencio (1901–1973).
8: Bay of Pigs Invasion (April 15–19, 1961).
9: Berlin Crises (1958–1961).
10: Bissell, Richard Mervin, Jr. (1909–1994).
11: Bohlen, Charles Eustis (1904–1974).
12: Bolshakov, Georgi Nikitovich (1922–1989).
13: Bundy, McGeorge (1919–1996).
14: Castro, Fidel (1926–).
15: Castro, Raúl (1931–).
16: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
17: China, People’s Republic of (PRC).
18: Containment, Doctrine and Course of.
19: Cordier, Andrew Wellington (1901–1975).
20: Cuba.
21: Dillon, C(Larence) Douglas (1909–2003).
22: Dobrynin, Anatoly Fyodorovich (1919–2010).
23: Dulles, Allen Welsh (1893–1969).
24: Dulles, John Foster (1888–1959).
25: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890–1969).
26: Feklisov (Fomin), Aleksandr (1914–2007).
27: Gilpatric, Roswell Leavitt (1906–1996).
28: Gribkov, Anatoli Ivanovich (1919–2008).
29: Gromyko, Andrey Andreyevich (1909–1989).
30: Guantánamo Bay Naval Base.
31: Guevara de la Serna, Ernesto “Che” (1928–1967).
32: Harriman, William Averell (1891–1986).
33: Johnson, Lyndon Baines (1908–1973).
34: Joint Chiefs of Staff.
35: Jupiter Missiles (Turkey and Italy).
36: Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917–1963).
37: Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925–1968).
38: Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894–1971).
39: Kohler, Foy David (1908–1990).
40: Kozlov, Frol Romanovich (1908–1965).
41: Kuznetsov, Vasili Vasilyevich (1901–1990).
42: Lansdale, Edward Geary (1908–1987).
43: Lovett, Robert Abercrombie (1895–1986).
44: Malinovsky, Rodion Yakovlevich (1898–1967).
45: Mann, Thomas C. (1912–1999).
46: McCloy, John Jay (1895–1989).
47: McCone, John Alex (1902–1991).
48: McNamara, Robert Strange (1916–2009).
49: Mikoyan, Anastas Ivanovich (1895–1978).
50: Military Balance (1945–1990).
51: Missile Gap.
52: Mongoose, Operation.
53: Monroe Doctrine (1823).
54: Nitze, Paul Henry (1907–2004).
55: Nuclear Arms Race.
56: Organization of American States.
57: Partial Test Ban Treaty.
58: Pliyev, Issa Alexandrovich (1903–1979).
59: Rostow, Walt Whitman (1916–2003).
60: Rusk, Dean David (1909–1994).
61: Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, Jr. (1917–2007).
62: Sorensen, Theodore Chaikin (1928–2010).
63: Stevenson, Adlai Ewing, II (1900–1965).
64: Taylor, Maxwell Davenport (1901–1987).
65: Thompson, Llewellyn Edward, Jr. (1904–1972).
66: U Thant (1909–1974).
67: U-2 Overflights.
68: United Nations.
69: U.S. Allies.
70: U.S. Congress.
71: Vienna Conference (June 3–4, 1961).
72: Warsaw Pact.
73: Zorin, Valerian Aleksandrovich (1902–1986).
74: Primary Documents.
75: President John F. Kennedy, Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba, October 22, 1962.
76: Kennedy-Khrushchev Exchanges During the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 22–28, 1962.
77: Meeting between U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, October 27, 1962.
78: Meeting between U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, October 28, 1962.
79: Chairman Nikita Khrushchev to President John F. Kennedy, Moscow, October 28, 1962.
80: Meeting between U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, October 30, 1962.
81: Letters between Cuban Leader Fidel Castro and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, October 26–31, 1962.
82: Chronology.
83: Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.