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During the 13 days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
In this account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. Foreword by historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
This title is part of the series: HISTORIC AMERICAN WRITINGS
9 and up