Cuban Missile Crisis Essay by CalDR

Cuban Missile Crisis
The role of President Kennedy in the Cuban missile crisis.
# 28186 | 1,752 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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This paper explores the Cuban missile crisis and how then President John F. Kennedy dealt with the issue. The writer believes that the 1962 Cuban missile crisis established JFK as a heroic and able president who was the first and only president to challenge the Soviets directly. The paper offers a brief background on the lead-up to the event and America's involvement in the near nuclear disaster. The paper includes a section on the memory of this event in American psyche today, evident through the many plays, movies and stories which can be seen throughout the U.S.

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