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Author Burr, William, author.

Title Nixon's nuclear specter : the secret alert of 1969, madman diplomacy, and the Vietnam War / William Burr, Jeffrey P. Kimball.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  959.70432 B94n 2015    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  959.70432 B94n 2015    ---  Available
Description xv, 455 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-433) and index.
Contents Prelude: nuclear diplomacy and notions about nuclear use from Truman to Johnson, August 1945-January 1969 -- The madman theory: Mr. Nixon, Dr. Kissinger, and Dr. Strangelove, 1945-1969 -- The "big game" and the bombing of Cambodia, December 1968-March 1969 -- The Vance ploy and the Mining ruse, March-April 1969 -- The Mining ruse, threat diplomacy, peace plans, and withdrawals, April-July 1969 -- The first Duck Hook Plan, the "Nixon Doctrine," and a deadline, July-August 1969 -- Toward the November option: Duck Hook and Pruning Knife, July-September 1969 -- To escalate or not to escalate? September-October 1969 -- The secret nuclear alert, October 1969 -- Epilogue: aftermaths and assessments.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Diplomatic history.
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Influence.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1969-1974.
United States -- Military policy -- 20th century.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. (OCoLC)fst00031384
Vietnam War (1961-1975) (OCoLC)fst01431664
Diplomatic history. (OCoLC)fst01905576
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Military policy. (OCoLC)fst01021386
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01040980
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Kimball, Jeffrey P., author.
ISBN 9780700620821 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700620826 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700620838 (ebook)
0700620834 (ebook)

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