This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
John F. Kennedy - This person's thought process and decisions are the main focus of the memoir.
Robert F. Kennedy - This person was the U.S. Attorney General and strong advocate for blockade.
McGeorge Bundy - This person favored a diplomatic act of confronting the Soviets about the missiles.
Anatoly Dobrynin - This person promised the Attorney General that Soviets would not place offensive weapons in Cuba.
Andrei Gromyko - The President meets with this person during the beginning stages of the Cuban Missile Crisis and is lied to by this person.
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