258. 8/1/1962

“01.08.62 Passage of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1962…amending section 620(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and tightening the Cuban prohibitions by denying all assistance to the present Cuban government, or to any country providing assistance to the present Cuban government, unless the President of the United States [John F. Kennedy] found that such assistance was in the national interest of the United States.” [Pro Embargo]

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

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