(AUDIO) Dwight Eisenhower Calls JFK During Cuban Missile Crisis
If you are a history buff, you’ll love this. On October 28, 1962 former President Dwight D. Eisenhower called President John F. Kennedy to offer insight into the latest moves by the USSR.
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In the recording taken during the waining moments of the crisis JFK talks about Nikita Khrushchev’s recent agreement to pull missiles out of Cuba provided that the U.S. doesn’t invade Cuba.
However the two presidents shared their grave reservations about the Soviet’s trustworthiness. Listen to the historic audio here:
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