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    Thirteen days is a historical account of the Cuban Missile Crisis. It is told from the perspective of Robert F. Kennedy, senator and brother to President John F. Kennedy. It is an account of the thirteen days in October of 1962. It lasted from the 16th to the 28th. During this time many crucial events in United States. These thirteen days were the time period in which the fate of the world was decided. The focus of the book was on the decision of both the United States and Russia. The United

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    The movie ‘Thirteen Days’ is an American historical drama thriller firm directed by Roger Donaldson. In this movie, two of the main actors, they are Bruce Greenwood who acted as President John F. Kennedy and Kevin Costner act as Kenneth Kenny O’Donnell. In the movie, John F. Kennedy becomes the President of United States in the year 1961. This movie is about The Cuban Missile Crisis which also known as The October Crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean Crisis in USSR. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a thirteen-day

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    In the events depicted in the film Thirteen Days, President John F. Kennedy debates many intense situation and makes a large amount of tough decisions. Although the movie dramatizes the events, it provides a feel and a solid overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Early on in the crisis, Kennedy forms ExComm -- Executive Committee of the National Security Council -- in order to brainstorm ideas about how to get the missiles out of Cuba. A significant portion of ExComm believes America should destroy

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    Thirteen Days Review by Lt Kol Fissol Abd Hadi (CGB 140007) This exciting film was about the struggles of the U.S. administration under President Kennedy who faced the Cuban missile crisis in October 1962. At that time, the U.S and the Soviet Union were nearly involved in the war, which is a nuclear war could turn into leading towards World War III. In the movie, Kevin Costner (Kenny O’Donnel), Bruce Greenwood (John F. Kennedy) and Steven Culp (Robert F. Kennedy) are the three people around which

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    The reenactment of “Thirteen Days” was based off of the thirteen days in October of 1962 where the US and the USSR had a nuclear war standoff, the Cuban Missile Crisis. Under the presidency of JFK, he was able to twist the situation and avoid the military to take control and end world peace. The Cuban missile crisis was one of the most extraordinary and unexpected catastrophes in world history. Hollywood took its interpretation of this event and adapted it to the viewer lens. Movies and the real

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    The film, Thirteen Days, is a stark reminder of just how close the United States came and stood at the brink of war with the Soviet Union. It also depicts the internal struggle within the White House, and how even those who are on lower rungs of the ladder could severely impact the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Although Kennedy and his inner staff wished to avoid a war at all costs, his military staff, on the other hand, had different intentions. The Kennedy administration ultimately avoided

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    Thirteen Days” by Antony Gumi The “Thirteen Days” movie describes how the 35th president of United States of America (USA), John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) dealt with the Cuban Missile Crisis during the period of October 14-28, 1963. It shows how JFK’s leadership saved the world from having World War III (WWIII), or worse, Nuclear War. JFK’s crisis management and decision-making skills was tested during this period. He was under an extreme pressure, having the Cuban missiles were about to be ready

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    The movie Thirteen Days is 2000 docudrama and is directed by Roger Donaldson who is Australian and tries to portray the film in a serious manor. The movie is based on the 13 days of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and shows the perspective of the US political leadership, specifically Special Assistant to the president Kenny O’Donnell, President John F. Kennedy and the Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. This film is not based on the book of the same name written by Robert F. Kennedy like the first docudrama

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    “The Cuban missile crisis was the most dangerous event in human history” (Munton and Welch 1). I felt that this quote summed up the book nicely. Even though the missiles were never launched the impact that they would have had on the United States would have been deadly. I found this book to be very interesting. Although I had learned about this before I read this book it gave me a lot of information that I did not know, but it also gave me a more in depth look at what I had already learned. Below

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    Movie Review: Thirteen Days April 20, 2013 Summary The movie Thirteen Days is based off of the real life situation of the Cuban Missile Crisis that occurred back in 1962. The United States learned that the Soviet Union was placing missiles with nuclear weapons in Cuba. The movie follows President John F. Kennedy and his advisors as they are trying to come up with a plan of action for how to handle the situation. The missiles are positioned to be close enough to hit almost any city

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