December 12, 2009

Chapter 46: Cuban Cacophony ’63

Juan Bosch, who took over leadership in the Dominican Republic after the Trujillo assassination, is critical of Pawley as “one of the most blatant critics of President Kennedy on Cuba.” Senator Barry Goldwater requests a new blockade of Cuba. President Kennedy announces Soviet troop withdrawals from Cuba and cuts off CIA funding to the anti-Castro Cuban Revolutionary Council.