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The Cuban missile crisis

John F. Kennedy

The Cuban missile crisis

President Kennedy"s address to the nation, October 22, 1962.

by John F. Kennedy

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Published by National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 38.

    SeriesMilestone documents in the National Archives
    ContributionsUnited States. National Archives and Records Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE838.5 .K45 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2147613M
    ISBN 100911333592
    LC Control Number88600062


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