AUTHORGarthoff, Raymond L.
CHAPTER TITLEThe Cuban Missile Crisis: An Overview
BOOK EDITORNathan, James, Ed.
BOOK TITLEThe Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited
PUBLISHERSt. Martin’s Press
CITYNew York, NY

This chapter provides a concise view of the U.S., Soviet and Cuban positions leading to the Cuban Missile Crisis, as well as the events that constituted the crisis. Having been a participant in the crisis as a member of the U.S. Department of State, the author provides interesting insights into the actions and motivations of the leadership of the nations involved. The chapter is recommended as an introduction to the Cuban Missile Crisis as a critical period of the Cold War.

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