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Cuban Arms - Kennedy Denies Russian build-up

Reel Number: 220308-22

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1963

Country: USA

Location: Washington, DC

TC Begins: 10:37:38

TC Ends: 10:41:05

Duration: 00:03:27

Cuban Arms - Kennedy Denies Russian build-up 7Feb63 Robert McNamara at press conference refutes charges that USSR still has bases in Cuba. Journalists, photographers & news cameramen. John Hughes, Pentagon intelligence aide, speaking with text projected on screen behind. Map of Russian missile site before and after dismantlement. Senator Kenneth Keating of NY says there is ten times more Russian bases in Cuba than before. President Kennedy at press conference says Keating claims unsubstantiated. “Hope for the best and expect the worst”.

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