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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 44 citing MAYDAY: Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 affair.

America's secret eyes in space: the U.S. keyhole spy satellite program

Jeffrey Richelson - Business & Economics - 1990 - 375 pages
Traces the development of the U.S. spy satellite program, describes the types of information it gathers, and explains how spy satellites have helped shape foreign policy
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Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising from the Atomic Bomb to Sdi

Gregg Herken - Science - 1992 - 358 pages
This book is a history of the complex relations between scientific advisors, primarily physicists, and U.S. presidents in their role as decision makers about nuclear weapons ...
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Destroying the Village: Eisenhower and Thermonuclear War

Campbell Craig - History - 1998 - 216 pages
Thanks to recently declassified government documents from the early Cold War era, Craig is able to investigate what America's strategists really thought about the viability of ...
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Fixing the Spy Machine: Preparing American Intelligence for the Twenty-first ...

Arthur S. Hulnick - Political Science - 1999 - 222 pages
A post Cold War look at the U.S. intelligence system that examines the arcane world of spying, the intricacies of intelligence analysis, the positive and negative aspects of ...
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Who Speaks for America?: Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy

Eric Alterman - Political Science - 1998 - 244 pages
A historian and columnist for The Nation magazine demonstrates the lack of influence American citizens have over their country's foreign policy, the great stake they have in ...
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The President is at Camp David

W. Dale Nelson - History - 1995 - 196 pages
Invitations to Camp David, the presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland, are rare, limited to the closest members of the president's family and administration ...
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Ace in the Hole: Why the United States Did Not Use Nuclear Weapons in the ...

Timothy J. Botti - History - 1996 - 311 pages
Answers the question why, when the atomic bomb had been used with such devastating effect against the Japanese Empire in 1945, American leaders put this most apocalyptic of ...
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America Recommitted: A Superpower Assesses Its Role in a Turbulent World

Donald Edwin Nuechterlein - Political Science
The works of Walt Whitman have been described as masculine, feminine, postcolonial, homoerotic, urban, organic, unique, and democratic, yet arguments about the extent to which ...
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Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Ira Chernus - History - 2008 - 307 pages
Apocalypse Management explains Dwight Eisenhower's eight years of self-defeating cold war policies by analyzing the pattern of Eisenhower's private and public discourse, a ...
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