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13 Days Intro

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13 Days Intro

  1. 1. 13 DAYS INTRO CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS AND PRESIDENTIAL DECISION MAKING
  2. 2. PLOT BASICS <ul><li>SETTING – CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS (1962) </li></ul><ul><li>SOVIET UNION PLACES NUCLEAR MISSILES IN CUBA </li></ul><ul><li>US AND SOVIET UNION – ON THE VERGE OF WORLD WAR III </li></ul><ul><li>PRESIDENT KENNEDY </li></ul>
  3. 4. PLOT CONTD. <ul><li>MAIN CHARACTER – KEN ODONNELL (ASSISTANT TO PRES. KENNEDY) </li></ul>
  4. 5. WHILE WATCHING THE MOVIE <ul><li>PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO PRESIDENT KENNEDY’S DECISION MAKING </li></ul><ul><li>WHICH ADVISERS DOES HE WORK WELL WITH? </li></ul><ul><li>WHICH ADVISERS DOES HE SEEM TO HAVE A POOR RELATIONSHIP? </li></ul>
  5. 6. (CONTD.) <ul><li>IN THE END WHICH ADVISERS DOES HE LISTEN TO? </li></ul><ul><li>WHICH SPECIFIC DECISIONS BY KENNEDY WERE THE MOST CRUCIAL IN PREVENTING NUCLEAR WAR? </li></ul><ul><li>I STRONGLY ADVISE JOTTING DOWN SOME BASIC NOTES WHILE WATCHING THE MOVIE </li></ul>

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