Everything you need to understand or teach Thirteen Days (book) by Robert F. Kennedy.
Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy shows how individual prudence, considerable luck, and immense fortitude exhibited by fourteen eminent Americans and a Soviet Premier display spare the world nuclear obliteration when the super powers come nose-to-nose over Cuba in October 1962.
Thirteen Days is participant Robert F. Kennedy's memoir of the Cuban missile crisis that occurs from October 16 to October 28,1962. This even tis precipitated when Soviet offensive weapons are found in Cuba, contrary to public and private promises by Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev. President John F. Kennedy or JFK constitutes an Executive Committee of the National Security Council or "Ex Comm," whose members talk, argue, and fight their way to giving him recommendations to act on. One faction led by Defense Secretary McNamara favors quarantine and blockade options, while others advocate air strike and invasion. Everyone present agrees that time is running out. JFK decides on blockade, requests, and...
Thirteen Days; a Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis Lesson Plans contain 159 pages of teaching material, including: