World: The East's Reply

The Russians got the news from the Caribbean every day last week, but only after it was sifted through the Kremlin strainer. A full 14 hours after Kennedy went on U.S. television. Radio Moscow finally began chronicling the facts: the President's speech, the proclamation of the blockade, the U.S. military preparations under way at Key West. Moscow even let it be known that a Russian chartered freighter was boarded and searched by the U.S. Only one detail was never mentioned: the Russian missiles in Cuba.

Ink for the Embassy. Not understanding why the U.S....

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