205. 2/24/1961

“24.02.61 Secretary of State Dean Rusk sent a Memo to the White House advocating an embargo on Cuba. He said that cutting off U.S. exports could exacerbate the already precarious position of Cuba’s foreign reserves and it would be worthwhile facing whatever adverse regional consequence.” [Pro Embargo]

“John F. Kennedy (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007

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