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The Resource Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war", W.R. Smyser

Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war", W.R. Smyser

Label
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war"
Title
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall
Title remainder
"a hell of a lot better than a war"
Statement of responsibility
W.R. Smyser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Berlin Wall Crisis dominated the presidency of John F. Kennedy from his inauguration in 1961 until his historic trip to the city in June 1963. W.R. Smyser's Kennedy and the Berlin Wall offers new insights into the Berlin events that riveted global attention, especially as Soviet and American tanks faced each other at point-blank range over "Checkpoint Charlie." Drawing on his experience as an American diplomat in Berlin at the time; personal interviews; memoirs; and Soviet, East German, and American documents, Smyser ties together the full story of what actually happened on the ground and
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smyser, W. R.
Dewey number
973.922092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.S57 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
  • Germany (West)
  • Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich
  • HISTORY
  • Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
  • Diplomatic relations
  • International law
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany (West)
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Label
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war", W.R. Smyser
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Ich bin ein Berliner" -- "A bone in my throat" -- "Let the word go forth" -- "Alas, Mr. Ambassador, we shall die together" -- "I never met a man like that" -- "This is the answer!" -- "The east Germans have done us a favor" -- "I am not afraid of escalation" -- "The game continues" -- "We'll talk the problem to death" -- "This may end in a big war" -- "Treaties are like maidens and roses" -- "We'll never have another day like this" -- "Our hope is the ami" -- "We are the people."
Control code
434023175
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282497696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612497698
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 249769
  • 014d038e-aa6c-4f3c-9a38-27a0d6e245a7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434023175
Label
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall : "a hell of a lot better than a war", W.R. Smyser
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Ich bin ein Berliner" -- "A bone in my throat" -- "Let the word go forth" -- "Alas, Mr. Ambassador, we shall die together" -- "I never met a man like that" -- "This is the answer!" -- "The east Germans have done us a favor" -- "I am not afraid of escalation" -- "The game continues" -- "We'll talk the problem to death" -- "This may end in a big war" -- "Treaties are like maidens and roses" -- "We'll never have another day like this" -- "Our hope is the ami" -- "We are the people."
Control code
434023175
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282497696
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612497698
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 249769
  • 014d038e-aa6c-4f3c-9a38-27a0d6e245a7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434023175

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