Gambling with Armageddon : : nuclear roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis

Title Gambling with Armageddon : : nuclear roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis
Names Sherwin, Martin J.
Book Number DB101779
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation The coauthor of American Prometheus (DB 61087) provides an hour-by-hour explanation of the Cuban Missile Crisis and examines the events and decisions that ultimately caused it. He particularly examines Eisenhower's reliance on the threat of nuclear retaliation to project US power in the early Cold War era. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2020.
Narrator Bramhall, Mark.
Local Subject History - Modern World - HWO
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
History, United States - HUS
Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Commercial format - CF
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Arms race - History - 20th century
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Nuclear crisis control - United States - History - 20th century
Nuclear warfare - United States - History
World politics - 1945-1955
World politics - 1955-1965
Nonfiction
Talking books
Downloadable books
Call Number 972.91064 ANF
Language English
Released 2020
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2020 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio)
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. [New York] : Random House Audio, 2020. 9780593292136
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