Bookmarks for David Hechtman

Foreign Policy in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations


Excerpts from Speech Given by President Johnson at Johns Hopkins University
Summary of Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara's Memo to President Johnson
Excerpts from Rusk-McNamara Report to Kennedy
Phone Conversation between Ngo Dinh Diem and Henry Cabot Lodge
The Senate Debates the Tonkin Gulf Resolution
Excerpts from McGeorge Bundy's Memo to President Johnson


Commencement Address, American University


The Berlin Crisis, 1958-1962 - Tanks
Remarks in the Rudolph Wilde Platz
Radio & TV Report to the American People on the Berlin Crisis, July 25, 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/Chronology
JFK Address to Nation
Khrushchev to John F. Kennedy
Cuban Missile Crisis: Letters
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/Introduction
ANATOMY OF A CONTROVERSY: Anatoly F. Dobrynin's Meeting With Robert F. Kennedy, Saturday, 27 October 1962
Kennedy's Speech to the American People
Report on the Soviet Arms Buildup in Cuba
Report by CIA Inspector General (de-classified)
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/EXCOMM Meeting, 1962/10/18
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/Documents - Sorensen's objections to war in Cuba
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/Documents - McNamara's notes of meeting with JFK
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962/Documents - Secretary of State Dean Rusk's meeting with Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin to give Kennedy letter to Premier Khrushchev

Bay of Pigs

Documents Relating to the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Excerpts From Bay of Pigs Report

John F. Kennedy Library Home Page
Kennedy and Castro: The Secret Quest for Accommodation