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The Resource Back channel to Cuba : the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana, William M. LeoGrande & Peter Kornbluh

Back channel to Cuba : the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana, William M. LeoGrande & Peter Kornbluh

Label
Back channel to Cuba : the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana
Title
Back channel to Cuba
Title remainder
the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana
Statement of responsibility
William M. LeoGrande & Peter Kornbluh
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
History is being made in U.S.-Cuban relations. Now in paperback and updated to tell the real story behind the stunning December 17, 2014, announcement by President Obama and President Castro of their move to restore full diplomatic relations, this powerful book is essential to understanding ongoing efforts toward normalization in a new era of engagement. Challenging the conventional wisdom of perpetual conflict and aggression between the United States and Cuba since 1959, Back Channel to Cuba chronicles a surprising, untold history of bilateral efforts toward rapprochement and reconciliation. William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh here present a remarkably new and relevant account, describing how, despite the intense political clamor surrounding efforts to improve relations with Havana, negotiations have been conducted by every presidential administration since Eisenhower's through secret, back-channel diplomacy. From John F. Kennedy's offering of an olive branch to Fidel Castro after the missile crisis, to Henry Kissinger's top secret quest for normalization, to Barack Obama's promise of a new approach, LeoGrande and Kornbluh uncovered hundreds of formerly secret U.S. documents and conducted interviews with dozens of negotiators, intermediaries, and policy makers, including Fidel Castro and Jimmy Carter. They reveal a fifty-year record of dialogue and negotiations, both open and furtive, that provides the historical foundation for the dramatic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuba ties
Cataloging source
DLC
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LeoGrande, William M
Dewey number
327.7/3/07291
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.C9
LC item number
L384 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kornbluh, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Negotiation
  • Reconciliation
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Back channel to Cuba : the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana, William M. LeoGrande & Peter Kornbluh
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Publication
Note
"With a new epilogue."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-543) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Rebuilding Bridges -- EISENHOWER: Patience and Forbearance -- KENNEDY: The Secret Search for Accommodation -- JOHNSON: Castro Reaches Out -- NIXON AND FORD: Kissinger's Caribbean Détente -- CARTER: Close, but No Cigar -- REAGAN AND BUSH: Diplomatic Necessity -- CLINTON: From Calibrated Response to Parallel Positive Steps -- GEORGE W. BUSH: Turning Back the Clock -- OBAMA: A New Beginning -- INTIMATE ADVERSARIES, POSSIBLE FRIENDS; EPILOGUE: Cutting the Shackles of the Past: A Back-Channel Success
Control code
ocn906234533
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Updated edition.
Extent
xiv, 568 pages
Isbn
9781469626604
Lccn
2016655026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)906234533
Label
Back channel to Cuba : the hidden history of negotiations between Washington and Havana, William M. LeoGrande & Peter Kornbluh
Publication
Note
"With a new epilogue."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-543) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: Rebuilding Bridges -- EISENHOWER: Patience and Forbearance -- KENNEDY: The Secret Search for Accommodation -- JOHNSON: Castro Reaches Out -- NIXON AND FORD: Kissinger's Caribbean Détente -- CARTER: Close, but No Cigar -- REAGAN AND BUSH: Diplomatic Necessity -- CLINTON: From Calibrated Response to Parallel Positive Steps -- GEORGE W. BUSH: Turning Back the Clock -- OBAMA: A New Beginning -- INTIMATE ADVERSARIES, POSSIBLE FRIENDS; EPILOGUE: Cutting the Shackles of the Past: A Back-Channel Success
Control code
ocn906234533
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Updated edition.
Extent
xiv, 568 pages
Isbn
9781469626604
Lccn
2016655026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)906234533

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