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Missiles of October

Elie Abel

Missiles of October

The Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis 1962

by Elie Abel

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Published by Mayflower Books in London, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Mayflower-Dell Paperback #5681-8.

Statementby Elie Abel.
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16573760M


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The Missiles of October/Thirteen Days Film Review By le0pard13, J The blogger otherwise known as the Scientist Gone Wordy and I return for another round in this parallel post thingy of ours.

However, given the title we agreed to take on this month, some confusion arose regarding the movie portion of this book/film adaptation series. Directed by Anthony Page. With William Devane, Ralph Bellamy, Howard Da Silva, James Hong. In Octoberthe Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis/10().

Cuban missile crisis, major confrontation at the height of the Cold War that brought the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of a shooting war in October over the presence of Soviet nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba.

The crisis was a defining moment in the presidency of John F. Kennedy. Compelling revisionist history of the Cuban missile crisis that puts JFK and his brother Robert in the worst possible light.

Drawing on newly declassified archival sources, Thompson (A Time for War,etc.) offers a tellingly detailed, illusion- free recap of the confrontation that could have precipitated a nuclear exchange.

Before getting down to business on the two-week span that Author: Robert Smith Thompson. The Title 'The Missiles Of October' was a play on the title of the book 'The Guns Of August' by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman which deals with the precipitant events leading to World War I and the enormous tragedy resulting from the inability of the principal player's to diplomatically side-step one of.

"The Missiles of October" is a or '74 ABC-TV/Viacom television movie running at minutes, probably a miniseries, shot on videotape in NTSC. The DVD version is an NTSC version. The picture quality of the DVD is extremely good considering the age and means of the production. The missiles of October: the declassified story of John F.

Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Scholarship concerning the Cuban Missile Crisis has had a resurgence due to the recent declassification of pertinent government documents by the United States and the former Soviet Union.

Thompson. The Missiles of October is a docudrama made-for-television play about the Cuban Missile Crisis. The title evokes the book The Guns of August by Barbara. One had to be an adult living through that time to fully appreciate the fear kindled throughout the world by what is now called "the Cuban missile crisis" - 13 agonizing days in October when it seemed certain that the U.S.

and the Soviet Union would wage an apocalyptic war over nuclear missiles Russia had attempted to install in Cuba. “The Missiles of October,” which usurps the entire ABC schedule this evening from 8 to 11 o'clock, could be subtitled “Advertisements for the Memories of the Kennedy Brothers.”.

On Oct. 24, Russian ships carrying missiles to Cuba turned back, and when Khrushchev agreed (Oct. 28) to withdraw the missiles and dismantle the missile sites, the crisis ended as suddenly as it had begun. The United States ended its blockade on Nov. 20, and by the end of the year the missiles and bombers were removed from Cuba.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, by Philip Nash at Barnes & Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. Final preparations for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Cuba were halted on Octo when Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announced he was withdrawing the missiles from the island.

His decision was the result of a secret, back-channel agreement to remove the Soviet missiles from Cuba in exchange for Kennedy’s commitment to pull out U.S.

On Octothe National Photographic Intelligence Center confirmed that secret reconnaissance photographs from an American U-2 spy plane flight the day before were finally able to definitively prove the suspicion that Soviet medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic missiles capable of hitting Atlanta, the Midwest, Washington, DC.

Admittedly, Thompson, a professor who teaches foreign policy at the University of South Carolina, is a good prose writer and at times The Missiles of October reads like a technothriller. In the end, though, this book leaves behind a bitter aftertaste with its half-baked conspiracy theories centering on a crisis which could have ended in nuclear Author: Alex Diaz-Granados.

The Cuban Missile Crisis is the subject of this made-for-TV effort. Starring William Devane as President John Kennedy, the movie explores the events of the day period when the world stood on the brink of nuclear war.3/5(2).

4 The Missiles of October gave the US general public its first look behind the scenes at the inner workings, disagreements, and ultimate consensus of Kennedy's administration to blockade Cuba. William Devane gives a compelling performance as President John F. Kennedy in this dramatization of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Based partly on Kennedy's book Thirteen Days, the film recounts the 13 days in October that nearly led to nuclear -stars include Martin Sheen as Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Ralph Bellamy as U.N.

Ambassador Adlai Stevenson and Howard Da Silva as Soviet /5(14K). Compelling revisionist history of the Cuban missile crisis that puts JFK and his brother Robert in the worst possible light.

Drawing on newly declassified archival sources, Thompson (A Time for War,etc.) offers a tellingly detailed, illusion-free recap of the confrontation that could have precipitated a nuclear exchange.

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Genre/Form: Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abel, Elie. Missiles of October. London, MacGibbon & Kee, (OCoLC) Online version. Cuban Missile Crisis Timeline Timeline Description: The Cuban Missile Crisis is a time when the United States and the Soviet Union almost had a nuclear war.

When the U.S. discovered offensive nuclear missiles in Cuba, it started a tense period of 13 days while the world watched to see if the Soviets would remove the missiles, just 90 miles from the U.S.

During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, day political and military standoff in October.

Missiles Of October. likes. Musician/Band. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: The Other Missiles of October: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, Philip Nash Limited preview - All Book Search results » About the author () Philip Nash is visiting assistant professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University.

If the Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous passage of the Cold War, the most dangerous moment of the Cuban Missile Crisis was the evening of Saturday, 27 Octoberwhen the resolution of the crisis—war or peace—appeared to hang in the balance.

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and Soviet Naval Encounters during the Cuban Missile Crisis,” in National Security Archive Electronic Brieªng Book No. 75, 31 October ; and Peter A. Huchthausen, October Fury (Hoboken, NJ. Get this from a library. The missiles of October: the declassified story of John F. Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis.

[Robert Smith Thompson] -- The story of the Cuban missile crisis has attained the status of myth: President John F. Kennedy was stunned to learn that Khrushchev, in a naked display of adventurism, had put missiles in Cuba.

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Carter About the Author. In November John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States. He was tested throughout his short presidency, beginning with the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Berlin Crisis, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Missiles of October is a docudrama made-for-television play about the Cuban Missile title evokes the book The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman about the missteps amongst the great powers and the failed chances to give an opponent a graceful way out, which led to the First World teleplay introduced William Devane as President John F.

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