High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

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Thorndike Press, Mar 1, 2005 - History - 328 pages
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning AuthorOne of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time in which the whole world feared extinction. Max Frankel captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous men who provoked and, in the nick of time, resolved the confrontation.

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Review: High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

User Review  - George - Goodreads

A Must Read book about the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. Portions of this book should be read in High School. Read full review

Review: High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

User Review  - Chris Johnson - Goodreads

In this book Mr. Frankel gives a great explanation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, not only by explaining it in easy to understand terms but also by giving his readers an overview of the event as well as ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Max Frankel was born in 1930 in Gera,     Germany. Raised in New York City, Frankel received his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University. He has written for The New York Times for fifty years and received the Pulitzer Prize for international coverage in 1973. He served as executive editor of The Times from 1986 to 1994. This is his first book. He lives in New York City.

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