The crisis years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963

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Edward Burlingame Books, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 816 pages
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The crisis years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963

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In the early 1960s, competition between the United States and the USSR produced resounding clashes over the future of Berlin and the appearance of Soviet missles in Cuba. These confrontations brought ... Read full review


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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.