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Author Stern, Sheldon M., author.
Title The Cuban Missile Crisis in American memory : myths versus reality / Sheldon M. Stern.
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2012.
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 Floor2  E841 .S7575 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description viii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Stanford nuclear age series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-188) and index.
Contents History : from reel to real -- The template : Robert F. Kennedy's Thirteen days -- The real Robert Kennedy -- The mythmaking of Robert McNamara -- The forgotten voice of Dean Rusk -- The erratic expertise of Llewellyn Thompson -- The selective memory of McGeorge Bundy -- The determined diplomacy of Adlai Stevenson -- The Trollope ploy myth -- Lyndon Johnson and the Cuban Missile Crisis : an unanticipated consequence? -- Conclusion : Leadership matters -- Epilogue : What if?
Subject Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Historiography.
National Security Council (U.S.). Executive Committee.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963.
ISBN 9780804783767 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804783764 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804783774 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804783772 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 785786668