• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAID TODAY (THURSDAY) THAT THE CUBAN CRISIS HAD DIMINISHED TO THE DEGREE THAT 4,500 RUSSIAN MILITARY MEN HAD LEFT THE ISLAND SINCE THE OCTOBER CRISIS.

  • Description

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    GV HALL.
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    2.
    SV MCNAMARA ENTERS (2 SHOTS).
    0.15

    3.
    SV MCNAMARA SPEAKS SOF STARS: "GOOD AFTERNOON... (SOF ENDS)...OFFENSIVE WEAPON SYSTEM."
    1.53

    4.
    CU AIR PHOTOGRAPH OF ROCKET LAUNCHES AND P 54 TANKS JOHN HUGHES VOICE IN B/G. SOF STARTS: "MODERN SOVIET..." EQUIPMENT
    2.07

    5.
    CU AIR PHOTOGRAPH LAUNCHERS HIDDEN UNDER TREES SOF VOICE CONTINUES.
    2.34

    6.
    CU AIR PHOTOGRAPH AFTER SOVIET WITHDRAWAL SOVIET SHIP UNLOADING, DOCK AREA. SOF ENDS..."OR TRAILERS."
    3.41



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    Background: PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAID TODAY (THURSDAY) THAT THE CUBAN CRISIS HAD DIMINISHED TO THE DEGREE THAT 4,500 RUSSIAN MILITARY MEN HAD LEFT THE ISLAND SINCE THE OCTOBER CRISIS.

    YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AMERICA BEGAN SCARRING FOREIGN SHIPS TRADING WITH CUBA FROM CARRYING ANY CARGOES FINANCED BY THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT TO ANY PART OF THE WORLD.THE CARGOES INCLUDE ALL FOREIGN SHIPMENTS, DEFENCE SUPPLIES AND SURPLUS FARM PRODUCTS.THE MOVE CAME SHORTLY BEFORE THE AMERICAN DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR MCNAMARA, SPOKE ABOUT CUBA IN A NATIONWIDE TELEVISION BROADCAST FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT.

    MR MCNAMARA ASSURED AMERICANS THAT ALL SOVIET OFFENSIVE WEAPONS HAD BEEN REMOVED FROM CUBA AND NONE HAD BEEN REINTRODUCED.HE SHOWED AIR INTELLIGENCE PHOTOGRAPHS - OF THE SOVIET BUILD UP AND WITHDRAWAL AFTER - TO SUPPORT HIS STATEMENT INTERPRETING THE PICTURE EVIDENCE: JOHN HUGHES, SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF THE DEFENCE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD8MBSCI0MHWDURHVI25MCA05O
    Media URN:
    VLVAD8MBSCI0MHWDURHVI25MCA05O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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