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Kennedy and Latin America Edwin McCammon Martin

Kennedy and Latin America

Edwin McCammon Martin

Published July 5th 1994
ISBN : 9780819194299
Hardcover
476 pages
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This book describes John F. Kennedys activities as President and his dealings with Latin American countries. The author served as Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (ARA) under President Kennedy, which allows for a deeperMoreThis book describes John F. Kennedys activities as President and his dealings with Latin American countries. The author served as Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (ARA) under President Kennedy, which allows for a deeper insight into the subject matter. Martin draws from several sources including his memory, daily notes on his activities, a long oral history completed in May 1964, his office files, the classified and unclassified files of the Department of State and the Kennedy Library, and publications like the Kennedy Papers and the Department of State Bulletin. Contents: Preface- The Battlefield- Eisenhower to Kennedy- Kennedys Tools- Kennedy Launches the Alliance for Progress- Kennedy Promotes Political, Economic and Social Development- Kennedy Promotes the Alliance for Progress in Central America and Mexico- Kennedy Promotes the Alliance for Progress in the Caribbean- Kennedy Promotes the Alliance for Progress in South America- The Diplomacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis- Results of the Alliance for Progress- Kennedy to Johnson- Index.