Image of the cover of Robert Kennedy's "Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis" which was published after his death. In October, 1962, reconnaissance photographs revealed missile bases being built in Cuba, a nation in the Western hemisphere openly allied with the Soviet Union. After nearly two weeks of talks, and heightened anxiety in the United States, the United Nations Secretary-General U Thant brokered an agreement to end the stand-off. Robert Kennedy was the U.S. President's brother, closest advisor, and Attorney General at the time. Book, 9.5 x 6.25 in.
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