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“You’re in a Pretty Bad Fix”

While discussing various options for dealing with the threat posed by Soviet missiles in Cuba, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis E. LeMay, after criticizing calls to blockade the island, sums up the President's political and military troubles.

Date:  Oct 19, 1962
Time:  09:45
Participants:  John Kennedy, Curtis LeMay
Conversation Number:  Tape 31.2

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