Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder

Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder

by Gus Russo, Stephen Molton

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Overview

A vivid, character-driven narration of the time before, during, and after Kennedy's death, centered on the Kennedys and the Castros, two opposed sets of brothers who collectively authored one of modern history's most gripping chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608192472
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 560
File size: 1 MB

About the Author



Gus Russo is the author of Supermob, The Outfit,
and Live by the Sword. He has worked an investigative reporter
for PBS's Frontline, ABC News Special Reports, and Dan Rather's CBS
Reports
, and as a consultant for programs such as 60 Minutes,
60 Minutes II, and Eye to Eye with Connie Chung. He lives
in Baltimore.

Stephen Molton is the author of the novel Brave Talk and
adapted Russo's book Live By the Sword as a miniseries for
Showtime. He lives in New York City and Pioneertown, California.
Gus Russo is the author of Supermob, The Outfit, and Live by the Sword. He has worked an investigative reporter for PBS's Frontline, ABC News Special Reports, and Dan Rather's CBS Reports, and as a consultant for programs such as 60 Minutes, 60 Minutes II, and Eye to Eye with Connie Chung. He lives in Baltimore.
Stephen Molton is the author of the novel Brave Talk and adapted Russo's book Live By the Sword as a miniseries for Showtime. He lives in New York City and Pioneertown, California.

Table of Contents

Cast of Characters vii

Introduction 11

1 Living Through Another Cuba 11

2 Revolution 38

3 The Patriot Game 65

4 On the Beach 99

5 Meet the Boys on the Battlefront 131

6 Both Sides Now 165

7 Talking Cuba Crisis 191

8 Irresistible Targets 230

9 Spies Like Us 272

10 A Pawn in Their Game 302

11 Runaway Train 322

12 Desolation Row 349

13 Cannons in the Rain 369

14 The Games People Play 388

15 Sympathy for the Devil 423

16 Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One 450

Afterword 471

Acknowledgments 477

Appendix: The Marty Underwood Story 479

Notes 485

Bibliography 513

Index 521

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