Cuban Missile Crisis: October 24, 1962 – part 4
|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 37.1-37.2, October 24, 5:00 pm: Discussion of using intelligence data in public
Dean Rusk talks about Soviet uncertainty about “how to play this” given the intense
During a discussion with congressional leaders, Senate minority leader Everett Dirksen
A participant, probably Senator Bourke Hickenlooper, asserts that congressional
Tape 37.3, October 24, pm or possibly, October 25, am: Continuation of briefing
A participant, probably Senate majority leader Mike Mansfield, expresses his concern