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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

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critically examines the meaning of Thirteen Days

Prepare a short essay (500 to 1000 words) that critically examines the meaning of Thirteen Days. You have a lot of leeway here. One approach might be to focus on thedecisions made (implicit or explicit) by decision makers in the Soviet Union. 55 more words

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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

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