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  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:Modern / 20th Century
  • Language:English
  • Pages:585
  • eBook ISBN:9780990718161

The Kennedy-Khrushchev Letters

by Thomas Fensch

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Overview
In the early 1960s, Nikita Khrushchev begin correspondence with then-Pres. John Kennedy to repair gaps in the USSR-USA relationship. Their 120 letters continued until Kennedy;'s assassination in 1963. They discussed: the Cuban missile crisis; the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; a divided Germany; the war in Laos and other matters. This file was Top Secret until 2000 and published in book form in 2001. 575 pages. Invaluable for study of the Kennedy presidency and the 1960s.
Description
Nikita Khrushchev began correspondence with then-President John Kennedy in early 1960, as a way of improving USSR-USA relations. Eventually there were 120 letters between them, in this file, until Kennedy's assassination. They discussed: the Cuban Missile Crisis; the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; the divided Germany; the war in Laos and other major topics. This file was Top Secret until 2000 and published in book form in 2001. 575 pages. Ideal for analysis of the Kennedy years and the 1960s.
About the author
Thomas Fensch has published over 30 books. They include biographies of: John Steinbeck; James Thurber; John Howard Griffin; Oskar Schindler, Theodor "Dr. Seuss " Geisel; Ernest Hemingway. and a wide variety of other nonfiction books. He holds a doctorate from Syracuse University and lives outside Richmond, Va.
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