Sheldon M. Stern

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Sheldon M. Stern served as the historian at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston from 1977 to 1999. Stern has taught American and African-American history, developed the American History Project for High School Students in 1992, and written several books on the Cuban Missile Crisis, including Averting the Final Failure: John F. Kennedy and the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Meetings, and The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis. 

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September 1999

A tantalizing archival discovery suggests the perils of historical evidence