“May 1966 The House Agriculture Committee passed legislation ‘The Food Program for Peace’, which prohibited all shipments of food to any country involved in the sale or shipment of strategic or non-strategic items to Cuba, with a provision that would allow the President [Lyndon B. Johnson] in specific conditions, to waiver the prohibition on transactions involving medical supplies and non-strategic items…” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.] [Pro Embargo]

“Lyndon B.Johnson (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007