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Mr. Frankel talked about his book High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, published by Presidio… read more

Mr. Frankel talked about his book High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, published by Presidio Press. He discussed the events surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis and drew parallels between the “atrocious intelligence” during the crisis and similar intelligence failures during the war on terror. 

Ambassador Ross talked about his book The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace, published by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. He spoke about his experiences as a diplomat during the administrations of George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He spoke about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and efforts to reach a peaceful solution to that conflict. He reflected on the death of Yasser Arafat and the impact of Chairman Arafat’s death on the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Following their remarks, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2004
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Nov 15, 2004

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  • Nov 13, 2004 | 5:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2004 | 12:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
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