“JAN 22, 1961: Several members of the incoming Kennedy Administration including Dean Rusk [U.S. Secretary of State], Robert McNamara [U.S. Secretary of Defense], Chester Bowles [Under Secretary of State], and Robert Kennedy [U.S. Attorney General] receive a briefing on the Cuba operation at the State Department.”

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