Cuban Missile Crisis: October 24, 1962 – part 3
|Speaker:||John F Kennedy|
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. United
States — Foreign relations — Soviet Union.
See resource for
October 18, 1962 for brief description of the Cuban Missile crisis and previous
clips in this series for timeline events up to this date.
Summary of conversations:
Tape 36.3, October 24, 10:00 am: Continued review of the impact of latest intelligence
Detailed briefing on new reconnaissance photos from Cuba [6:55] and discussion of
McNamara talks of a very dangerous situation since ships approaching the quarantine
JFK questions what will happen if a US destroyer tries to board and search a ship
JFK recommends placing Russian-speaking personnel on all ships at the quarantine
General Maxwell Taylor reviews the latest intelligence which suggests that many