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.
This person favored a diplomatic act of confronting the Soviets about the missiles.
This person promised the Attorney General that Soviets would not place offensive weapons in Cuba.
The President meets with this person during the beginning stages of the Cuban Missile Crisis and is lied to by this person.
This person assisted the Attorney General in writing a public warning to the Soviets dated September 4th regarding offensive weapons in Cuba.
Nikita S. Khrushchev
This person writes an emotional letter asking that both sides avoid a nuclear war.
This person is a Republican who attends the U...
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