Foreign Relations: Reasonable Doubt

Everyone suddenly seemed to be feeling reasonably pleased about Cuba—well, almost everyone. President Kennedy obviously felt himself riding high as a result of public reaction to his handling of the situation. Some dependent families, evacuated from the U.S.'s Guantanamo Naval Base while the Cuba crisis was at its crest, were now back; the Pentagon hoped to have all the dependents returned to Gitmo by Christmas. Considerable satisfaction was found in the fact that the Soviet Union apparently had shipped 42 crated jet bombers homeward from Cuba; the skipper of at least one ship obligingly opened the crates so that...

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