The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory

The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory

Myths Versus Reality

Paperback - 2012
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This book exposes the misconceptions, half-truths, and outright lies that have shaped the still dominant but largely mythical version of what happened in the White House during those harrowing two weeks of secret Cuban missile crisis deliberations. A half-century after the event it is surely time to demonstrate, once and for all, that RFK's Thirteen Days and the personal memoirs of other ExComm members cannot be taken seriously as historically accurate accounts of the ExComm meetings.

Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9780804783774
0804783772
9780804783767
0804783764
Characteristics: viii, 196 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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