The crisis years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963

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Edward Burlingame Books, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 816 pages
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Analyzes the relationship between the superpower leaders

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THE CRISIS YEARS: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Especially apropos in the wake of the recent Gulf war—a superb diplomatic history that unfolds the near-fatal miscalculations made by the cool New Frontiersman and the mercurial Soviet in the most ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angelic55blonde - LibraryThing

This is a very large book but highly researched by one of the premiere historians on the subject. Michael R. Beschloss is a great historian and an amazing writer. This book is fairly easy read ... Read full review

Contents

Almost Midnight i
7
Hes Younger Than My Own Son
13
Out Clue to the Soviet Union
38
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Michael Beschloss has been called "the nation's leading Presidential historian" by "Newsweek." He has written eight books on American Presidents and is NBC News Presidential Historian, as well as contributor to PBS's "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer." He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two sons.