Articles Related to Cold War

So Much to Lose by William J. Rust

July 29, 2014

In So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos (University Press of Kentucky, 376 pp., $40) William J. Rust offers a meticulous account of President John F. Kennedy’s vacillating actions toward Laos…

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The Ugly Secrets of Private Roy by Edward Roy

March 24, 2014

We’re told on the title page of Edward Roy's The Ugly Secrets of Private Roy (CreateSpace, 480 pp., $16.53, paper) that this book is about “a young man’s struggle with his loyalty to America during…

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JFK in the Senate by John T. Shaw

November 29, 2013

John T. Shaw 's JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency (Palgrave Macmillan, 228 pp., $26) is a well-written, pioneering look at President John F. Kennedy's 1953-60 tenure as the junior U.S. Senator from…

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Command and Control by Eric Schlosser

October 23, 2013

The acclaimed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser brings the Vietnam War into play several times in Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Incident, and the Illusion of Safety (Penguin, 632 pp., $36), his riveting, best-selling…

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