“[JAN 24, 1960] Clark Clifford, special counsel to President Harry S. Truman and later Secretary of Defense under Lyndon Johnson, reminds President [John F.] Kennedy in a memorandum that [Former President Dwight D.] Eisenhower said it was the policy of this government to help the exiles to the utmost and that this effort should be continued and accelerated.”

“The Bay of Pigs Invasion/Playa Giron: A Chronology of Events,” The National Security Archive, NSArchive2.gwu.edu