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Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Council talk re: Cuba", undated

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents

Incomplete hand written draft.

Dates: undated

Series 23: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1960-1963, bulk: 1962 - 1963

Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, notes, and printed material. McCloy served as Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the U.S. on the Cuban Missile Crisis, and worked to achieve a peaceful negotiated settlement to this situation. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a major confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the presence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. Although the United States learned in July 1962 that the Soviet Union had begun missile shipments to Cuba, it wasn't...
Dates: 1960-1963; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1963