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Anderson, George W. (George Whelan), 1906-1992(1)
Bissell, Richard M. (Richard Mervin), 1909-1994(1)
Nolan, John E. (John Edward), 1927-(1)
National security and defense(1)
Diplomatic and consular service(1)
McNamara, Robert S. (Robert Strange), 1916-2009(1)
United States. Department of Defense(1)
United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff(1)
Anderson discusses the Cuban Missile Crisis, controversy over government contract for the TFK military airplane, conflicts between civilian and military personnel in Defense Department, and Robert S. McNamara and John F.Kennedy's decision not to reappoint Anderson.
Bissell discusses the planning for the Bay of Pigs invasion, including the timing of when John F. Kennedy learned of the plans, the Joint Chiefs of Staffs’ involvement in the planning, and the possibility for alternate outcomes, among other issues.
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