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Movie Review: "Thirteen Days"

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Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Robert F. Kennedy

Genre: Memoir, Nonfiction
Page #: 192
Publisher: W. W. Norton and Co.
Published in: 1999

Official Synopsis

During the thirteen 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. 147 more words


critically examines the meaning of Thirteen Days

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Thirteen Days *** (Out of 4)

Consensus: “Thirteen Days” is a compelling look at JFK and his advisors during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Director Roger Donaldson’s direction here doesn’t really take any chances but he does get some solid performances.

Thirteen Days