Nixon's nuclear specter : the secret alert of 1969, madman diplomacy, and the Vietnam War / William Burr, Jeffrey P. Kimball.
By: Burr, William.
Contributor(s): Kimball, Jeffrey P.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Modern war studies.Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780700620838; 0700620834.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nixon's nuclear specter.DDC classification: 959.704/32 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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