Cuban Missile Crisis: October 23, 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 35.2, October 23, 6:00pm: Further analysis ofthe wording ofthe proclamation
General agreement that if and when a ship has to be stopped and searched, it should
Review of the wording of the quarantine proclamation to be issued by the president
JFK predicts a real fight including shooting in order to board and search a Soviet
Laughter results when JFK talks about stopping and disabling a ship, towing it to