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President Kennedy and the Press

President Kennedy and the Press

Photographer
Robert Knudsen
Date of Work
October 23, 1962
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Credit
White House, John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum/NARA

President Kennedy and the Press

During the tense weeks of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962, President Kennedy avoided a nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union. Here, President Kennedy braves an onslaught from the press about the status of nuclear warheads in Cuba.

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