Cuba: Epilogue to a Failure

One of Washington's worst kept secrets in the initial bargaining with Castro over the Bay of Pigs prisoners was the U.S. Government's role in the ill-fated Tractors for Freedom Committee. Though private citizens headed the committee, they were working for the White House—which blandly denied any involvement. Last week one of the committeemen, Dr. Milton Eisenhower, brother of the former President, told his story in detail. In a book, The Wine Is Bitter (Doubleday; $4.95), he flatly accuses President Kennedy of reneging on a promise to let the world know that the committee was an agent of the...

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