President John F Kennedy addresses the people of United States about recent events in Cuba from the White House. Cameras and press in front of Kennedy in the White House. President Kennedy sits at table with flags in the background. Kennedy tells about the news of Soviet nuclear weapons being stockpiled by the Cuban Government. The U.S. government has evaluated the threat and now Kennedy gives details about both medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles seen in Cuba. Kennedy lists some areas within America that are in range of Cuban missiles He also notes that the Cubans are preparing jet bombers. Kennedy makes note of a 1947 pact with the Soviets, and notes also some personal talks with the Soviets in September. He notes his talks with Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko as well. He states that use of nuclear weapons is a threat to peace. He notes that the U.S. has no desire to dominate any country but declares Cubans action to be provocative.
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