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    • The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths Versus Reality

    • Stanford Nuclear Age Series
    • By: Sheldon Stern
    • Narrated by: Robert J. Eckrich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    This audiobook exposes the misconceptions, half-truths, and outright lies that have shaped the still dominant but largely mythical version of what happened in the White House during those harrowing two weeks of secret Cuban missile crisis deliberations. A half-century after the event it is surely time to demonstrate, once and for all, that RFK's Thirteen Days and the personal memoirs of other ExComm members cannot be taken seriously.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True Lies

    • By PDubya on 08-27-17

    Regular price: $18.50

    • The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis

    • Stanford Nuclear Age Series
    • By: Sheldon M. Stern
    • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The Cuban missile crisis was the most dangerous confrontation of the Cold War and the most perilous moment in American history. In this dramatic narrative written especially for students and general listeners, Sheldon M. Stern, longtime historian at the John F. Kennedy Library, enables the listener to follow the often harrowing twists and turns of the crisis.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to finish, pretty dry.

    • By Texas Bruce on 03-13-13

    Regular price: $13.99