Table of contents for On the brink : Americans and Soviets reexamine the Cuban Missile Crisis / James G. Blight & David A. Welch ; with a foreword by McGeorge Bundy.


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FOREWORD BY MCGEORGE BUNDY                         Xiii
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION                       XV
PROLOGUE                                             3
DRAMATIS PERSONAE                                    9
AUTHORS' NOTE                                       17
Part One: Scholars and Policymakers
I. The Hawk's Cay Conference                        21
2. The View from Washington and the View from
Academe                                        112
Part Two: Hawks and Doves
3. The Interviews: Paul Nitze, Douglas Dillon,
Dean Rusk, and Robert McNamara                 137
4. Incommensurable Crises: Hawks and Doves on
Power, Perception, and Policy                  201
Part Three: Soviets and Americans
5. The Cambridge Conference                        225
6. Another October Revolution                      291
EPILOGUE                                           317
AFTERWORD: Update: The Moscow Conference and After  325
NOTES                                              351
APPENDIX: Chronology                               405
INDEX                                              419



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962