The Cuban Missile Crisis

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This book looks at the Cuban Missile Crisis through what the newspapers of the time reported. It uses a range of contemporary articles, including those from American newspapers, to allow the reader to see how the Crisis was perceived at the time. Each article is put in historical context, and the causes and significance of what happened are explained with the benefit of hindsight. Evaluation boxes look at the articles as historical evidence for understanding the Cuban Missile Crisis, and discuss how the same event can be reported in different ways.