Cuban Missile Crisis: October 24, 1962 – part 2
|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 36.2, October 24, 9:55 am: JFK and
RFK (calling the president “Jack”) mentions that General Lucius Clay has offered
Discussion of the president’s decision to take action in response to the Soviet
The brothers talk about the political side of the crisis and Khrushchev’s apparent
JFK derides Khrushchev’s “horseshit about the elections, “presumably referring to