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