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Author Roxburgh, Ellis, author.

Title John F. Kennedy vs. Nikita Khrushchev : Cold War adversaries / Ellis Roxburgh.

Publication Info. New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  YA 327.7304 ROX    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series History's greatest rivals
Roxburgh, Ellis. History's greatest rivals.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents At odds -- Context -- Lines are drawn -- John F. Kennedy -- Nikita Khrushchev -- Supporting cast: Kennedy's cabinet -- Supporting cast: Khrushchev's allies -- First clashes -- Flashpoint -- U-2 Incident -- Flashpoint Berlin -- Face to face -- The wall goes up -- Cuban Missile Crisis -- Southeast Asia -- End of the rivalry: Kennedy shot dead -- End of the rivalry: Khrushchev pushed out -- Aftermath -- Judgement -- Timeline.
Summary "For seven days in October 1962, the world held its breath. The Soviet Union and the United States were on the brink of a nuclear war. The two men in the center of the conflict, the Cuban Missile Crisis, were US president John F. Kennedy and Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev. Readers will discover what events led to the crisis, how it was resolved, and the aftermath for the two world leaders and their countries. Primary-source quotations and photographs of unfolding events increase readers' suspense, while a timeline and bulleted facts present a comprehensible account of this important historic event"--Provided by the publisher.
Subject Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Juvenile literature.
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971 -- Juvenile literature.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. (OCoLC)fst00035588
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971. (OCoLC)fst00050622
Cold War (1945-1989) (OCoLC)fst01754978
Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) (OCoLC)fst00884799
Chronological Term 1945-1989
Subject Cold War -- Juvenile literature.
World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Juvenile literature.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
World politics. (OCoLC)fst01181381
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union. (OCoLC)fst01210281
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Title John F. Kennedy versus Nikita Khrushchev
ISBN 9781482422214 (library binding)
1482422212 (library binding)
9781482422238 (pbk.)
1482422239 (pbk.)

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