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The Resource Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth, Frederick Kempe

Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth, Frederick Kempe

Label
Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth
Title
Berlin 1961
Title remainder
Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth
Statement of responsibility
Frederick Kempe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Shares controversial perspectives on a defining event in the Cold War, revealing how nearly American and Soviet troops came to waging nuclear war while citing the specific challenges that were faced by international leaders
  • Based on a wealth of new documents and interviews, filled with fresh--sometimes startling--insights, written with immediacy and drama, "Berlin 1961" is a masterly look at the Berlin Crisis of 1961, with powerful applications for the present
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kempe, Frederick
Dewey number
943/.1550875
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.K34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
Label
Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth, Frederick Kempe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [553]-563) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1 : The players. Khrushchev : communist in a hurry ; Marta Hillers's story of rape ; Khrushchev : the Berlin crisis unfolds ; Kennedy : a president's education ; The "sniper" comes in from the cold ; Kennedy : a first mistake ; Ulbricht and Adenauer : unruly alliances ; The failed flight of Friedrich Brandt ; Ulbricht and Adenauer : the tail wags the bear -- Pt. 2 : The gathering storm. Springtime for Khrushchev ; Amateur hour ; Jörn Donner discovers the city ; Perilous diplomacy ; Vienna : Little Boy Blue meets Al Capone ; Vienna : the threat of war ; Angry summer ; Marlene Schmidt, the universe's most beautiful refugee -- Pt. 3 : The showdown. "The great testing place" ; Ulbricht and Kurt Wismach lock horns ; The Wall : setting the trap ; The Wall : desperate days ; Eberhard Bolle lands in prison ; A hero's homecoming ; Nuclear poker ; Showdown at Checkpoint Charlie -- Epilogue: Aftershocks
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 579 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399157295
Lccn
2010033163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn657270821
  • 616655
Label
Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth, Frederick Kempe
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [553]-563) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1 : The players. Khrushchev : communist in a hurry ; Marta Hillers's story of rape ; Khrushchev : the Berlin crisis unfolds ; Kennedy : a president's education ; The "sniper" comes in from the cold ; Kennedy : a first mistake ; Ulbricht and Adenauer : unruly alliances ; The failed flight of Friedrich Brandt ; Ulbricht and Adenauer : the tail wags the bear -- Pt. 2 : The gathering storm. Springtime for Khrushchev ; Amateur hour ; Jörn Donner discovers the city ; Perilous diplomacy ; Vienna : Little Boy Blue meets Al Capone ; Vienna : the threat of war ; Angry summer ; Marlene Schmidt, the universe's most beautiful refugee -- Pt. 3 : The showdown. "The great testing place" ; Ulbricht and Kurt Wismach lock horns ; The Wall : setting the trap ; The Wall : desperate days ; Eberhard Bolle lands in prison ; A hero's homecoming ; Nuclear poker ; Showdown at Checkpoint Charlie -- Epilogue: Aftershocks
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 579 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399157295
Lccn
2010033163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn657270821
  • 616655

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