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22/10/1962 Kennedy announces blockade of Cuba


President Kennedy's address on Cuba in 1962 (FULL)


Phone Call with General Eisenhower during Cuban Missile Crisis


The history of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Matthew A. Jordan

In a televised speech, Kennedy announced that the Soviet Union has placed nuclear weapons in Cuba and, in response, the United States will establish a military blockade to prevent further missiles from reaching Cuba. He demanded that the weapons already in Cuba should be dismantled and returned to the Soviet Union.