@realDonaldTrump . is accused of giving sensitive intelligence to the Russians in the Oval Office. This day in 1962, John F. Kennedy played coy - not letting on when Soviet Foreign Min. Gromyko and Amb. Dobrynin lied about nuclear missiles in Cuba. JFK had recon photos
On this day in 1962, John F. Kennedy met Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, who asserted that Soviet aid to Cuba was purely defensive and did not represent a U.S. threat. 10/18/62. Follow the day by day events of the Cuban Missile Crisis@JFKLibrary :
....embargo, together with highest-level sanctions, will be placed on the island of Cuba. Hopefully, all Cuban soldiers will promptly and peacefully return to their island!
If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal.
My mom died today. Joining my dad who passed away 40 days ago. She was a pretty remarkable lady. An immigrant from Cuba, she lived with the Oblate Sisters of Providence in Baltimore during college. Here (on the left) she is in Cuba in the 1930s.