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Document for Today, October 22nd:
Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba, Presidentís Reading Copy, October 22, 1962


Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba, Presidentís Reading Copy, October 22, 1962 (National Archives Identifier: 193899); Speech Files; Radio and Televison Report to the American People on the Soviet Arms Build Up in Cuba, 10/20/1962 - 10/22/1962; JFK-POF: Papers of John F. Kennedy: Presidentís Office Files, 01/20/1961 - 11/22/1963; John F. Kennedy Library (NLJFK); National Archives and Records Administration.

In a televised address on October 22, 1962, President Kennedy informed the American people of the presence of missile sites in Cuba. When the United States put a naval blockade in place around Cuba, tensions mounted, and the world wondered if there could be a peaceful resolution to the crisis.

The World On the Brink: John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis
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