Cuba: Infiltration, Not Invasion

"WAR COMMUNIQUé NO. 1," read the announcement from Miami. "Commandos of the Cuban Revolutionary Council have landed in different parts of Cuba, and the farmers are helping them. They are continuing the action, which will definitely lead to liberation of our country."

Was it for real? It seemed like it; so radios blared and headlines blossomed.

Wall Street jumped nervously, as it often does when the talk is of war and peace. At one point, the ticker ran eleven minutes late on the New York Stock Exchange as the sell orders flooded in. Between noon and 1 p.m., nearly 1,400,000 shares...

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