Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Thirteen Days, to Page 34 Abstract
* Early October 16, 1962, President John F. Kennedy (JFK) told the Secretary General (his brother and the narrator), also known as RFK, that intelligence found evidence of Russian missiles in Cuba.
* The CIA briefs officials in the Cabinet Room and the photographs are difficult to read.
* The presence of Russian missiles in Cuba...
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