Fifty Years On: The Cuban Missile Crisis Revised and Reinterpreted
- Mark White
- Institute for the Study of the Americas
- Subject Areas
- Latin America, United States, Culture, Language & Literature, Lecture series
On the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis Mark White re-examines the most dangerous episode in the history of the Cold War. Utilising declassified materials, he provides a fresh interpretation of the roles play by John Kennedy’s team of advisers. In particular, the contributions made by Robert McNamara and Robert Kennedy are re-evaluated.